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Einstein (1905) Absurdities
Section - 15. The "brag about your absurdities" absurdity.

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The Special Relativity transformations terribly screw
up almost every equation known to humankind, and probably
those of every alien species in the universe, as well as
any in heaven and hell.

But Special Relativity makes a virtue of this, proudly
claiming that it is the quantity dx'^2+dy'^2+dz'^2+(icdt')^2
that is invariant.

Even the simplest formulas no longer work on the data
after tranform, for instance the circle formula: x^2+y^2=r^2.
You can find points that fit x'^2+y'^2=r^2, of course; they
just don't correspond to the circle you started with.

"So, the 'repairs' we made to your automobile just made
things worse and destroyed most of what had been working?
So what? It is our ashtray repairs that are world famous."

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