“Let’s say your ship is at x = 5 and y = 4, and the hidden treasure is at x = 5 and y = 1.
“The universe doesn’t contain ‘fixed points’ as such, and there’s no location where you could lay your grid, no point where you could affirm, ‘This spot is x = 0 and y = 0.’
“It’s not feasible, neither physically nor theoretically.
“The principle of relativity means that objects can only be measured in relation to other objects.
“You can only express the distance between one galaxy and another, but you can’t pinpoint a galaxy’s exact position on a map.
“So, not only is Earth constantly shifting … the notion of ‘the same spot’ doesn’t exist in the vastness of our universe.”
We are never in the same place twice.
“Being in the ‘same place’ isn’t logically feasible, as a ‘place’ needs to be defined relatively. And given that everything is constantly moving in an intergalactic context with irregular patterns of motion, the location where you were a moment ago can be considered non-existent a second later!”
This is a post on Quora June 27 by Davide Fiore, Italian filmmaker who says English is not his native language, so he relies on software tools like DeepL Translator, Grammarly, and ChatGPT to refine phrasing and ensure accuracy.
Real treasure is the Blessed Sacrament. Father Schwab reminded us that after receiving, He is in our bodies for about 15 minutes.