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Generating new dimensions may be a particularly important aspect of development in singularities in transitions between generations. Collapsing galaxies could inoculate black holes with possibly modulated gamma-ray bursts (GRB), and correspondingly elementary particles in similar way other particles or states with radiation quanta carrying information. Sexuality with the transfer of information between generations seems to characterize generally viable life as adaptable circular processes and to close slightly changed cycles.


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Development of new dimensions
By “genuine” development let us understand that something completely new and unexpected will come up with it. A small external influence may lead to greater consecutive development, initially thought to occur in familiar dimensions of space and time, but perhaps also in completely different and also in unforeseen areas of the world and life. A generalized conjecture or statement can only be fulfilled with content if meaningful specialization is possible. However, further possible or necessary questions can lead to restrictions. This points to a more comprehensive and not necessarily rational philosophy, which could thus give it a stronger position compared to sciences based on direct experimental evidence. If, for example, logical decisions do not lead directly to a result, recourse to recursion should be considered, i.e. approximation in small steps towards something not fully known, possibly involving only tiny impacts from the outside of a system.
In principle, life thus seems to be possible everywhere and at any time, so that even the whole world can even be conceived as a living being. Both stars and enzymes do not meet all the conditions that are considered necessary for human life, but perhaps much more important for them are various other such conditions. However, there are no limits to human questions, and the search for life in the macro and micro world is becoming increasingly interesting, i.e. research targetting galaxies and/or elementary particles.
Purely statistical movement in any sense within a theoretically completely closed system does not allow such development because a vectorial, i.e. predominantly one-sided influence would be a prerequisite. Presumably an incompletely closed system must exist or be accepted as a model for the universe. “Genuine” development that can expand “creatively” and thus go beyond the existing limitations within the system may only need a small external influence, which means that this situation inevitably differs from regulated evolution and growth. But we cannot "look" outside of the system forming the "universe", where another area would have to exist.
We live in a not completely known medium like fish in water. Within it we as living beings also form a system ourselves. The arguments for lack of closure also apply to us. The main aspect must therefore focus on interaction. Even peripheral areas of the universal system are only accessible with indirect methods, which means limitation to recursion or simulation. Establishing or defining boundary conditions in classic calculus can be interpreted, for example, as a workaround for this difficulty.
The uncertainty principle by W. Heisenberg and the mathematical work on fuzzy logic by L.A. Zadeh  seem to make it impossible to provide precise evidence of generalizing conclusions under natural conditions, because in the end, these any approaches are likely to use them indirectly. The presupposition of rationality ignores singularities in a presumably impermissible way. The limitations, which have been known for a long time, cause being unable to clearly recognize a certain dimension at the same time as another one (e.g. impossible square squaring or understanding the earth as an approximate sphere).
It seems more important than ever how to introduce axiomatics and whether this is only possible step by step. In classical mechanics, when describing vibrations by complex numbers the time is called imaginary, which is further elaborated in quantum mechanics. Since time has only one coordinate and space has three, preference should be given to a model in which space is only designed in a subsequent step following time. Consistency would be an important request for the introduction of axiomatics possibly influenced by intuition. Not in contradiction to the present context, time could be understood as parental generation of three real spatial coordinates, which form a kind of triplet. Such a division, which is in principle would have to be fuzzy, should meet the conditions of De Broglie's experiments, which of course depend on the type of a quantization to be considered.

Physics means a description of nature, by which in classical-philosophical context the existence could initially be understood. In classical physics, description of nature begins with the introduction of spatial dimensions. Thereafter, however, development being too vaguely defined was included in that description, namely with insufficient distinction from evolution and growth. If we are looking for dimensions of development now, that could accept the possibility of a kind of recursion between existence and developments. Asking such an unorthodox question, however, we begin to merge physics and philosophy. But only doing this we likely can ask what general "genuine" development may be.

The classic approach to physics is to first define or select axioms that meet basic requirements (essentially mathematical and logical) and assumptions, which are consistent with given constants of order zero (D0). A linear force called impulse and thus first-order mechanics can be added to these by often neglecting or ignoring external influence. The resulting dimension “one” (D1) can be described as static and therefore be assigned to corresponding static interaction. Static in this sense means that mathematically only constant and linear terms are taken into account, but not quadratic terms. At this stage, only friction, but no feedback, is taken into account. This means restriction to close range.
In a subsequent step by allowing multidirectional influence from outside (vectorial disturbances), which could lead to circular movements and feedback, oscillations and fields can be considered, which lead to a dimension being referred to in this context as dynamic (D2) and is described using also quadratic or second order terms.
In a third step, movements of spatial bodies now show attraction under weak, but probably not negligible influence of torque (spin) and undergo trajectories increasingly influenced by transformation between mass and energy according to the Einstein law. When these become more complex, they also form spirals and vortices that generate far-reaching angular momentum fields that, for example, can form a network of electric and magnetic fields with practically any range, according to the Maxwell equations. The descriptive use of the words "divergence" and in particular "rotation" in describing those equations can or could actually have been significant and even pioneering in the past. The result is a dimension here called dynamic (D3).
Angular momentum fields of these vortices are usually described by a sum of vectors for total rotation and of particle spin. This latter magnetic part causes radiation in the vertical direction according to the right-hand rule. Being conscious of limited own knowledge, however, little seems to be known about the energy that is released by strongly growing air vortices in mostly tropical tornadoes and where it disappears when, for example, the air vortex dissipates energy by friction and also through lightning. This situation could be more or less the same in the macro world of galaxies or in the micro world of spin of elementary particles. But in the latter two cases, it remains difficult to prove the way of disappearance of this energy. Often hypothetical assumption of supposedly unknown forms of matter and type of energy are required that should constitute large portions of the energy that is calculated to exist in the world. Behind it, there are unresolved problems of an unknown interaction between what is known as dark matter and dark energy. The term may also apply to our knowledge, although the restriction to a purely rational approach may play an important role.


Increasingly deformed unstable galaxies
Over time, the vortex of a galaxy, or perhaps even the entire universe, takes on more and more angular momentum. This can become the cause of its deformation. An initially rather flat spiral releases energy mainly on one side. One-sided bulging can be clearly observed on images of galaxies. They rotate in a stable form as long as the two strongest main components of the angular momentum vector are at their extreme opposite ends. But the middle section could grow, causing instability.
The Russian cosmonaut V.A. Dzhanibekov observed sudden, very surprising change of direction of bodies that fly and rotate in smooth space. If such bodies have a different shape in all three spatial dimensions, the central component of the angular momentum can possibly become stronger than those at the opposite ends. Radiation can causes in galaxies a comparatively large loss of energy perpendicular to their main plane, which is not dissipated by friction. They appear thereby to literally become thick-bellied and to force enormous singularities in an unusual way, because a change of direction can only occur in systems that are not too large due to the high inertia.
Under such conditions, galaxies or even more the universe are unable to make such an enormous change of direction. Therefore, a huge singularity that completely dissolves the vortex could cause the death of these enormous structures. Only the angular momentum vector is conserved. However, this vector is composed, for example in cgs dimensions, of the two factors effect and time. In addition to these two parts, one could imagine that such a resolution also creates a background that serves as a disturbance in the subsequent formation of new units and could be noticeable as background radiation.
After such formation of increasingly unstable vortices and radiation emanating from them, the three-stage process so far obviously must not have to end at this point. This entices to imagine a cycle that would have to be linked to the beginning and could mean that when axiomatic laws and constants are generated or rather transferred from previous vortices, their values ​​may change slightly while these seem to disappear, but do actually only change and just transform. They can again provide time and energy to start a new static cycle by mainly providing the two components mentioned, which are conserved in the huge transmitted angular momentum vector.

Such a large and, in relation to the size, extremely sudden event has to go on with impulsive emission of enormous amounts of radiation. This can be a possible source or explanation for particularly powerful gamma-ray bursts (GRB). Their observed afterglow over wide frequency ranges could possibly thus be explained particularly in cases that cannot be attributed to the formation of black holes by collapsing dying stars or colliding neutron stars. Such an explanation can be combined with the fact that such GRBs usually do not originate in the Milky Way. Depending on their size and type, they can be caused by different kinds of explosions. Supernovae (dying “normal” stars) and kilonovae (neutron stars hitting each other) are largely recognized causes. Collapsing galaxies could be a third option.
One could perhaps imagine a world with hithert6 unimaginable creatures in an unknown medium, possibly kind of neutrinos and photons that interact in a similar way to atoms with weak interactions between them, like molecules in water as a medium for fish, but in this case compatible with the Einstein formula, which would require a quantized balance between matter and energy.
Such ideas could immediately be dismissed as unacceptable speculation, but at least might have heuristic value. Recently possible support is found in new measurements of the Hubble constant for the expansion of the universe. It turns out that this speed is significantly different when measured near our galaxy or far away in the universe.
This may make us more inclined to conceive that circular processes take place without needing scientific justification to talk about not necessarily defined terms such as creation and annihilation. In the context mentioned, those traditional concepts appear to be far more speculative and less justified than the comparatively general and consistent axiomatic approaches mentioned above. In contrast to the concept of creation, they can be narrowed down to form at least an approximate orientation system for purposes in life situations that could be conceived in more general way as so far. For important laws of nature, their existence must not be assumed from the outset, but rather their emergence from possible "structuring chaos" could happen, ie from angular momentum vectors that convey energy and information.
If we add that development can often be better described by successive steps of generations rather than in the course of time, thereby we arrive at fractal ideas. These make a connection seem possible with the double helix DNA as information carriers of our life. DNA could be imagined as a distant fractal child of the vortices discussed above.
The concept itself seems fuzzy. This is not meant to be a joke. Existence and development in the above concept could only be understood under conditions of uncertainty, which unfortunately are often not very benevolently misunderstood in human life as synonymous with insecurity or inability. However, since said system-inherent uncertainty is very little accepted in our current institutions, for example, such concepts have been and are still being avoided there and also in the perhaps too well-established peer review system and in addition reflected by unpleasant personal experiences.


Semipermeable boundaries as part of development
At this point, and a point is something without a dimension or of dimension zero (D0) in the designation chosen here, the question of limits or borders again arises. The boundary that seems philosophically most acceptable in this context is between existence and development. Falling back into logic, one could postulate a triplet conceived as a real one, which can be formed in a singularity as new real parent generation through quantum leap in imaginary time or fractal generation step, resulting in existence, a interactive border zone and development. An external influence that affects this border cannot be excluded. New existence and development can arise on both sides of a slightly changed border, in principle like elementary particles with positive and negative spin. The border thus appears as catalyst for new development.
As a model, we could cite photosynthesis on a membrane under irradiation with sunlight, whereby considerable amounts of energy are generated from "tiny" photons. One could then imagine that such a triplet enters a next generation through a singularity, the result of which is divided into new realizations of changed existence, new interactive boundaries and changed development.
This is astonishingly similar to necessarily singular events that are essential in transitions between successive fractal generations. So there is no need to consider idea of ​​creation or apocalypse, but only of singularities in active border areas between generations, entirely in accordance with the "known" transitions between birth and death. Macroscopic boundaries must also in principle have, for example from an axiomatic point of view, as in quantum mechanics fringe-like edge zones with possible holes, channels, perforations, a limited height or whatever types of permeability, since no closed system can be assumed in nature as shown by strongly penetrating neutrons. A gentle “police”, ie fine-grained regulation “mechanisms”, could possibly reduce the influence of discontinuities. The fate of a system is likely to depend heavily on adaptable control mechanisms. But how might we see or how should or how could these in principle interactive borders “look”? They ought to be comparable with spatial boundaries between houses or countries or planets, or with boundaries that limit the time between epochs such as the Middle Ages and the future or between young people and adults. Our voting rights or the time of retirement come to mind, and even interactions between cultures, fields of work, languages, genders, feelings, art forms, old traces or similar social aspects, or all of these even as superposition of such contributions.


Transformation of dimensions
In nature, borders areas can thus generally be considered as being partially fuzzy and must be at least weakly permeable. As a reverse consequence of such limits, life itself must be at least a bit fuzzy and could benefit from this situation. The concept of life itself cannot thus be defined in a purely rational way. Such structure allows, for example, to conceive meaningful aesthetics, beautiful movements, beautiful music, beautifully changing colors or landscapes. This applies to ourselves, but also to creatures, plants and animals, to partners, children and imagination, and also to everything or everyone who might want to weaken boundaries that are likely to make sense, for example for coming along with poisons or anarchists. Only in oresence of partially permeable border areas can weak poisons act as medication and supposed anarchists as very useful nomads who are able to establish unexpected new ideas with a notebook on a tropical palm beach.
In a society neither completely rigid rules nor absolute responsibilities must be fixed exclusively by exact rational methods, nor can this be done for climate change, which does not exist as isolated phenomenon, or for extreme economic polarization. All supposedly four dimensions that are likely to encompass our lives could be a little fuzzy. Exclusive rationality is not imperative, but must coexist with feelings, claims to assertiveness and activities. This does not at all mean that rationality is bad or unnecessary. However, those other parts must be added and allowed, which leads to a more complex superposition. This would correspond to the traditional idea that our life can be felt as part of a nature of unimaginable breadth and as divinely beautiful.
In principle, however, four dimensions should also be sufficient for the description in other coordinates, as for example cultural designations in space-time coordinates by natural sciences. As a matter of facts this is certainly not yet sufficiently possible at least up to now.
However, dimensions of dimensions themselves appear to be a new concept that can only be conceived recursively, namely from constant to static to dynamic to turbulent. Consecutively and likely with consistency it appears they could be combined again and again from turbulence to new static states in renewing cycles. This might be astonishingly similar in phenotypical terms to both the human phases of life and, at least with increasing approximation, to those of higher animals that appear to be less different from humans than formerly thought.


Sexuality as information transfer in singularities
Higher dimensions cannot generally be derived directly from previous ones, as is evident, for example, from impossible squaring of a circle. The transmission of information between successive generations is therefore of particular importance. Between these there are necessarily singularities of whatever kind. Since the additional information cannot have been comprised in the dimension(s) of the original generation, a new dimension may be added. In principle, this can create an infinite series of generations. The evolution of living things on Earth stores additional information about many subsequent generations on longer and longer DNA double helix. But overall, nature is obviously, like higher organisms on Earth and especially humans, not only ecologically but also economically minded. You yourself or our way of thinking obviously prefer simple splitting or the less known triplet formation and get thus along with just four dimensions. Possibly appearing as trick, but basically and consistently being an adaptive kind of feedback, sexuality in general enables a “turbulent” phase to be coupled to a new “constant” phase. In higher earthly beings, this ts referred as death and birth and comes about by transmission of DNA in sperm to egg cells. In the macro and in the micro world, this seems to go on in quite comparable way. GRBs might be modulated carriers of information. The widely varying and, according to recent findings, hardly ever the same pulse form of these cosmic flashes can indicate this without us being able to recognize a coding. In the micro range, a similar situation could be hidden behind observed uncertainty for example between particles and waves.
We are for sure still far from the end of possible research in this area. However, it seems to be confirmed again and again and everywhere, even if this may sound too absolute, that nature may not be the same under all circumstances, but is nevertheless subject to the same principles. These do not have to coincide with religious beliefs. With them people would like to come closer to presumed, but not known and, in particular, not rationally provable insights or support, as now is tried with recursive approach.
My own impression is that in every major world religion a certain dimension is emphasized, but without equally taking the others into account. Archaic religions emphasize constancy as the first and main step. The following religions, which apparently could tend towards fundamentalism, rely in the figurative sense above all on stability, i.e. the statics of their basic works. A third kind of such development emphasizes the dynamic of the interaction between individuals in the form of not strictly definable “values” such as freedom and love, and a fourth group, apparently outside of them, emphasizes the cyclical of all life.
Classical philosophy could have similar concepts. In its initial forms it serves to establish a constant basis, in the humanities it is more a static underpinning of material or ideal constructs, in still more recent form already influenced by sciences it emphasizes dynamic interactions between different domains, and as nowadays it shows an increasing interest in not only rational, but above all cyclical processes , as they also occur in technology and business.
As an overall trend, transmissible boundaries can be observed not only between individual areas such as departments or countries, but also an astonishingly high degree of permeability in nature, which we also have to account for, as obviously shown by skin. In theory, borders can be understood as sharp, but in practice of nature they represent border areas with a certain extent often having own properties. They are now particularly worthy of interest because of the opportunities they offer for both positive creativity and resolution of negative conflicts.


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