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Roger Penrose
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So what I'm saying is why don't we think about changing Schrodinger's equation at some level when masses become too big at the level that you might have to worry about Einstein's general relativity.
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Roger Penrose
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In the book, I make the point that here we have string theory and here we have twistor theory and we don't know if either one of them is the right approach to nature.
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Roger Penrose
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Well I didn't actually see the Matrix but I've seen other movies where with similar sorts of themes.
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Roger Penrose
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I was indeed very slow as a youngster.
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Roger Penrose
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If you didn't have any conscious beings in the world, there really wouldn't be morality but with consciousness that you have it.
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Roger Penrose
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Well, gauge theory is very fundamental to our understanding of physical forces these days. But they are also dependent on a mathematical idea, which has been around for longer than gauge theory has.
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Roger Penrose
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The basic theory in twistor theory is not to add extra dimensions.
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Roger Penrose
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I'm pretty tenacious when it comes to problems.
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Roger Penrose
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As for morality, well that's all tied up with the question of consciousness.
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Roger Penrose
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My own way of thinking is to ponder long and I hope deeply on problems and for a long time which I keep away for years and years and I never really let them go.
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Roger Penrose
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As you say, the way string theory requires all these extra dimensions and this comes from certain consistency requirements about how string should behave and so on.
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Roger Penrose
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Some years ago, I wrote a book called the Emperor's New Mind and that book was describing a point of view I had about consciousness and why it was not something that comes about from complicated calculations.
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Roger Penrose
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Ordinary photons do have spin, they have a notion of helicity so they spin around their direction on motion.
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Roger Penrose
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Well, I don't know if I can comment on Kant or Hegel because I'm no real philosopher in the sense of knowing what these people have said in any detail so let me not comment on that too much.
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Roger Penrose
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This book is about physics and its about physics and its relationship with mathematics and how they seem to be intimately related and to what extent can you explore this relationship and trust it.
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