Interview with David Simmons

Published 2016-10-11.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Helping the wife look after our pair of twins. I'm hoping that they'll turn out better than us. We didn't have the resources people have today and my parents were illiterate and worked all hours to make ends meet. I'm retired so I can afford them enough time for them to gain maximum advantage.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I use google. But once I discovered Smashwords, I use them as well. You know, many hands make light work.
Do you remember the first story you ever read?
The Wizard of Oz at the age of 12. Then I saw the film starring Judy Garland and I understood it better. It was in a bible of fairy tales that included Pinnochio, Hansel and Grettle, and Cinderella. It's out of print now; maybe tastes have changed over 45 years.
How do you approach cover design?
As a new writer, I outsource my cover design. For my latest book "The One Force of Nature", the designer used a lightbulb to signify electricity and some science symbols. I kept the science symbols because my book is non-fiction but replaced the light bulb with a lightning strike because the lightbulb is man made and I wanted a force of nature hence the Lightning strike.
What prompted you to write the one force of nature?
Ever since I was at school I always challenged scientific theories like the inverse square law. For example I said that according to the inverse square law, it's impossible to make two south poles of a magnet touch because at r=0, the force of repulsion would be infinite; and proceeded to make them touch.

When I retired, I continued my scientific research and found that the Standard Model of particle physics was wrong. Further study led me to conclude that the primeval energy turned into electrons and positrons which formed protons and neutrons electromagnetically i.e. no strong or weak nuclear force. Since 3 of the 4 fundamental forces of nature are manifestations of the electromagnetic force, gravity must also be a manifestation of the electromagnetic force. Thus there's only one force of nature, hence the book. It also proves that Gravity is not due to the spacetime curvature. Hence Einstein is wrong about gravity. I personally think that Einstein never overturned Newton - Newton is still king
General relativity has been proved countless times to be correct. How can you say it's wrong?
The Ptolemaic geocentric universe has been proved countless times to be correct; it's still wrong. In fact, sailors can use the Ptolemaic model without going wrong anywhere. Besides when it's proven that gravity is a manifestation of the electromagnetic force, GR will automatically disappear without argument.
General relativity won't just disappear. How long do you think it'll take to be replaced?
Aristotle's geocentric model took 2000 years to be replaced. I hope it doesn't take another 2000 years to replace GR. Otherwise we will have wasted 4400 years. I hope it disappears without a whimper and quickly too.
What about Quantum mechanics?
As Einstein said it's not necessarily incorrect but it's incomplete. Quantum Mechanics deals with probabilities which, by themselves, are meaningless. It will be the subject of another book I'll be writing in the near future.

In the meantime I'll give you a taster: the mainstay of QM is the Schroedinger wave equation which calculates the probabilities. In one example, Schroedinger himself said the wave equation describes the motion of the electron in the potential well of the proton. This was good enough for me as he's turned it into a physical theory that uses electromagnetism - a link to my book, The One Force of Nature.

The wave equation gives the probability of finding an electron at a particular position. I transform these probabilities into proportions of the electromagnetic field created by the moving electron. Also, I use a form of Ampere's law to enforce Pauli's Exclusion Principle and how orbitals are formed.
What about the Special and General theories of Relativity?
During my research, I came across a lot of literature and videos proving that these theories are wrong without me adding to it. However, if there's sufficient demand for my version of them, I may consider it.
If the Standard Model is wrong, does that mean the Higgs boson doesn't exist?
Absolutely. You have to understand that the Standard Model would fail if the fundamental particles had mass. So Peter Higgs and colleagues suggested that they're massless and that they would need a field, called the Higgs field, that permeates the universe; so that when particles go through it, they'll encounter resistance that becomes their mass. Those that encounter the greatest resistance have the greatest mass; and those that don't encounter any resistance travel at the speed of light i.e. they remain massless.

In my theory everything has mass as an intrinsic property including light. Newton did define light as a stream of particles; but I can't understand why he said the speed of light in water is greater than in air. After all, the particles would encounter greater resistance in water than in air. However, the speed of sound in water is greater than in air. Maybe that confused him.

Because of the Higgs field we now have a Higgs boson to mediate it. According to my theory, the Higgs boson doesn't exist. So what was discovered at CERN in 2012 was NOT the Higgs boson, it was something else created from the energy that was piled into the accelerator. We now have experimental evidence for something that doesn't exist just like scientists say that religion has evidence for a God that scientists claim doesn't exist.
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Books by This Author

The One Force of Nature
Price: Free! Words: 43,750. Language: British English. Published: November 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Atomic & Molecular
Currently there are 4 fundamental forces. Gamma ray photons were found to split into electron-positron pairs. This means that the primeval energy split into electrons and positrons from which protons and neutrons were made. When they bond to form nuclei, they do so by EM means. So, strong and weak forces are EM forces which implies gravity is an EM force i.e there's only 1 force of nature.