We ended the second article in this series with the audacious claim that we have obtained the METRIC.1  Quite frankly, I expected to hear a howl of protest to my brazen assertion that we had actually gotten so far.  We certainly hadn’t obtained anything quite like the usual matrix or tensor form of a metric, or even a “line element”, nor had we seen how this has any relationship to the usual “strangeness” of the Special Theory of Relativity.

It is the issues/questions of the metric, its relationship to the inner or dot product, and what forms it

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