symmetry law

symmetry law

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The relativity principle (today it's called a symmetry law) that explains why observers moving at uniform (non-accelerating) speeds do not discern movement.
When one learns that inertia is now expressed as a symmetry law called "Galilean invariance" (SC 185), one sees how the same virtual principle, of uniform momentum and its resistant measure, can be redefined over time to take advantage of current preoccupations.
Apparently, there is no such principle in nature as the perfect symmetry law, for "then there would be only one interaction" (FS 211).

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