Third episode in a seven-arc series on the art of creative thinking.
Over one-hundred years ago, after Einstein’s “rubber space-time” model replaced Newton’s dynamic model, gravity as a force was abandoned in favor of gravity as a warped coordinate system—although some people still think of gravity as a force.
Old theories become a belief system, a dogma, that is absolutely True and Unquestionable. Hindrance to progress can be a result of autocratic dogmatic thinking—so let’s stop pretending in a gravity-and-gas universe.
Science critic Mel Acheson describes how awareness of electrical activity in space has opened our thinking to larger and faster-working explanatory possibilities, such as the Electric Universe Model of Cosmology.
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