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4 hours ago, Abhirao456 said:

Does this make sense? I'd recommend you read it completely so it is understandable.  PS Same author

Not a lot, to me at least. For example, as a definition of 'energy':

4 hours ago, Abhirao456 said:

efficient cause connected to the movement and its quantitative and qualitative effects, the "inherent potency" or intrinsic possibility of a body to be translated in an action (energheia) that may be realized or not, a value of reality only possible with respect to the real action realized.

Energy doesn't always result in translation. OTOH, not an operational definition. As to 'action':

4 hours ago, Abhirao456 said:

Note that despite the tendency to refer to energy as quantized – a habit which even good physicists are given to – it is not energy but action that comes in wholes.

Yes, good physicists are in that habit, because they have good reasons to think space is finite, and action in a confined space leads to quantised energy, for the simple reason that space-time confinement leads to a periodicity. Continuous energy is probably just a theoretical extrapolation. Same reason why angular momentum cannot be even conceived of but as quantised, because it's the conjugate momentum to an angle, which always restricted to a confined space \( \left[0,2\pi\right] \).

Action again:

4 hours ago, Abhirao456 said:

The answer is that, though action has the dimension ML^2/T, we are taking the position that this particular combination of dimensions (known as action) is the whole from which time, mass, and length are derived.

Time, mass, and length are not derived from action. It's the other way around.

As to the conclusion:

4 hours ago, Abhirao456 said:

Conclusion. The energy is the ability to generate interference, ability generated by perturbative relativistic phenomena, perturbation which triggers the transition from "inherent potency" to "quanta of action / gravitational action". "


This doesn't even make a smidgen of sense to me. I'm sorry.

But I do have a sense of what the problem is with this kind of definitions/'derivations': They lack the operational point of view, on which all of physics rests, they engage in a loose runaway of concepts and statements, and consequently they lead to whatever preconfigured picture was already in the author's mind.

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