Modern era

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A table of various calendar systems (Ѻ) currently in use, as compared to Newtonian calendar dating system, wherein 2013 equates to the year 370 modern era; the variegated inconsistency of which indicating the need for calendar reform, similar to that which has been done with units via the SI unit system.
In dating systems, modern era (ME), or synonymously "after Newton" (AN), as compared to printing era (PE), is a chemical thermodynamically neutral (i.e. Christian era (AD) alternative), year numbering system, conceived by German polyintellect Goethe, that assigns the epoch—an instant in time chosen as the origin of a particular era—to the birth, or reaction start, of English physicist Newton, as follows: [1]

1642 [the year of Newton’s birth] is the Christmas of the modern age.”

according to which, year zero is assigned to the start of the modern era dating system, counting forward, e.g. the day of 1 Jan 2000 AD equals 356 ME, and the years prior to his birth are signified as “before Newton” (BN) or before modern (BM), depending on one’s preference, e.g. the year 3,100 BC equals 4742 BN (check), or before modern (BM), depending. This SI unit system themed reality-based calender is referred to as the "Newtonian calendar", as can be compare to other calender dating systems, shown adjacent.

In 2012, American electrochemical engineer Libb Thims conceived the BP/PE dating system—dating the year zero to the winter solstice six years prior exactly to the 23-documented passing of Haley’s comet (1450 in Gregorian calendar years)—while drafting the manuscript Purpose? (in a Godless Universe), according to the logic that it is ill-suited to continue to date quotes and article/book publication dates, within an overtly godlessness-focused book, using a purely arbitrary mythological reference point, i.e. the purported birth of the existence of a person named Jesus Christ, a date assignment that is but an arbitrarily determined point plucked out of a hat, within the framework of the Egyptian dynasty state religion (3,100BC-600AD), i.e. Anunian theology, namely a semi-deanthropomorphic half-human/half-god birth model rewrite of the Osiris resurrection story (c.2700BC). In short, using a dating system based on an event that never occurred is mentally incongruous.

On 14 Apr 2013, the BP/PE dating system began to be used online, first introduced in the Empedocles article.

On 23 Nov 2013, following water testing of about 100 Hmolpedia article implementations of the BP/PE dating system, the BN/ME dating system began to be used online, first introduced in the Isaac Newton article.

A note, concerning the dates Newton's birth and reaction existence (life), is that modern era dating will vary according to whether one uses the Julian calender system (older calender) or the Gregorian calendar system (modern calender), a transition that occurred, depending on country, during the years 1582 to 1752: [6]

Newton (Old System, Julian calender) reaction existence: 25 Dec 1642 – 20 Mar 1726
Newton (New System, Gregorian calendar) reaction existence: 4 Jan 1643 – 31 Mar 1727

Using Newton's birth (4 Jan 1643) one can calculate the modern era date using on online date calculator, specifically a "date duration calculator" (Ѻ), as found at, which for the day 23 Nov 2013, shown below:

Date calculator (23 Nov 2013)

Returns the following modern era date:

Date calculator (23 Nov 2013) results

according to which the day 23 Nov 2013 (AD) would equate to 23 Nov 370 (ME), neglecting the day error discrepancy (fix later), in Newtonian calender years.

The following are related quotes—the first dating the modern era to Goethe, the second in semi-humorous terms dating the modern era to Norbert Wiener:

“All before Goethe are ancients, and all who have read him are modern.”
— Ralph Emerson (c.1860), Publication [2]

“In the era BC (before cybernetics) it [Elements of Physical Biology] was an important source of education and encouragement for few souls who had gleam in their eyes about the prospective mathematization of the social sciences. It had a substantial influence on Henry Schultz and Paul Samuelson, and, I am sure, many others besides myself. As a matter of fact, most of the ideas of [Norbert] Wiener emphasizes—for example, the relation of entropy to organizational behavior—can be found in Lotka, and I have felt some annoyance at the lack of recognition of the latter’s contributions.”
— Herbert Simon (1953), Publication [3]

See also
Modern queries

1. Matthews, Michael R. (1989). The Scientific Background to Modern Philosophy: Selected Readings (§: Newton, pgs. 133-; quote, pg. 133). Hackett.
2. Tantillo, Astradia O. (2010). Goethe’s Modernisms (pg. 1). Continuum International Publishing Group.
3. Crowther-Heyck, Hunter. (2005). Herbert A. Simon: the Bounds in Modern America (pg. 66). JHU Press.

External links
Calendar era – Wikipedia.
Common Era – Wikipedia.
Epoch (reference date) – Wikipedia.

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