Adapted for the Internet from:Why God Doesn't Exist |

A mathematician confusesa volume for an object |

Fig. 2 Integration by aggregation A. A still image of a cube. B. A still image of a rectan- gular box |

Fig. 3 Integration by translationA. A still image of a cube B. A movie of a moving cube |

Fig. 4 Al’s dimensional doughnuts |

Fig. 1 Mathematical representation of the volume occupied by an object |

Fig. 2 Can you infer the shape or the number of physical dimensions from x³? |

Relativists allege that a 2D plane moving through the ‘dimension’ of time scans and thus ‘constructs’ a 3D object. Thus it is that a 3D solid moving through or growing in time paints a 4D space-time. The following ‘gedanken’ experiment refutes both these claims. Al’s doughnut is a film, not a still photograph! |

I didn't dare look at myself in a mirror with my hair looking likethis, Bill. God! How awfully frightful! And I said to myself, like, what would my friend Al do in this case? So I eventually figured out through reasoning that I carry a sphere around my head by calculating its volume. |

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