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Gibbsian universe vs Aristotelian universe 2
A comparison of the so-called "point of things" in the context of Aristotelian universe (defunct view), situated in a teleology framed movement theory, vs the Gibbsian universe (modern view), based on a driving forces movement model.
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Overview
In c.320, Aristotle, in the context of his "Aristotelian universe" model, i.e. a four element theory model, situated a teleology-based model of movement, according to which each thing in the universe has “divine origin” based final cause conceptualized end point location to which it tends to move towards, in the sense that fire tends to rise, and earth tends to sink; in his own words:

Natural things are exactly those things which do move continuously, in virtue of the principle inherent in themselves, towards a determined goal.”
— Aristotle (c.320BC), Physics (2.8)

Here we see Aristotle relegating the question of the point of everything to “telos-” (result) or teleos (complete) end points, a philosophy (Ѻ) which sees purpose in ends rather than in stated causes. This model, barring prolonged digression, in the modern view of things, results in a defunct or non-workable chemical teleology, e.g. the above statement by Aristotle violates the principle of inertia, the first law of motion, and is a self-motion theory (i.e. a perpetual motion theory).

In 1977, Steven Weinberg, in his The First Three Minutes, introduced, in his atheistic mindset, vicariously, the so-called point-less-ness model of the universe, which gained some popularity, and is oft-assumed, incorrectly, as the modern status quo scientific model.

In c.1989, Libb Thims, age 15 to 19, began to ruminate on the question of occupation, in the context of the drive-thru paradox (1987), Buss study (1993), and Alley equation (2013), retrospectively speaking, in terms of the nature of the social mechanism or mechanism of mate selection and child reproduction produced therefrom; generally framed around the question:

“What is the point of every thing?”
— Libb Thims (c.1989), re-occurring mental puzzlement, age 15 to 19, prior to engaging in college education [1]

In 2014, Thims, in lecture, began to employ the Gates model to explain Einstein’s crypto-atheistic “divine a sense of purpose” ideology, in the context of occupational paths, and end “points” of realized potential, to therein introduce, in his open atheistic mindset, the point-full-ness model of the universe.

In 2019, Thims began to envision the realization that he would have to overthrow and usurp the ancient point of everything, as currently quasi-understood according to the Aristotelian universe model / religio-mythology afterlife model, and replace it with the modern point of everything according to the new Gibbsian universe model, wherein the universe is comprised of systems. each with measurable and discernible reaction "end points" (see: final state), i.e. Gibbs energy minimas, in the energy landscape view of things.

Quotes
The following are related quotes:

“The concept of an independent system is a pure creation of the imagination. For no material system is or can ever be perfectly isolated from the rest of the world. Nevertheless it completes the mathematician’s ‘blank form of a universe’ without which his investigations are impossible. It enables him to introduce into his geometrical space, not only masses and configurations, but also physical structure and chemical composition. Just as Newton first conclusively showed that this is a world of masses, so Willard Gibbs first revealed it as a world of systems.”
Lawrence Henderson (1917), The Order of Nature: An Essay [3]

“There is no point in starting your own business unless you do it out of a sense of frustration.”
— Richard Branson (c.2009), “Article” (Ѻ), Magazine [1]

See also
Point atom

References
1. (a) Thims, Libb. (2002). Human Thermodynamics (Volume One). 330-pgs. (un-finished) Chicago: IoHT.
(b) See: Libb Thims (history)
(b) See: Einstein- Pascal dialogue (section: Thims)
2. (a) Branson, Richard. (c.2009). “Article” (Ѻ), Magazine.
(b) Note: photo of quote from article, with 2009 image (Ѻ) of him kite surfing with naked girlfriend of South African photographer on his back, is in Thims’ “good pictures” folder.
3. (a) Adams, Henry. (1907). The Education of Henry Adams (pg. 377). Publisher.
(b) Staff writer. (1943). “Scientists’ Scientist”, Time, Monday, Jan 04.


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