Posted: May 04, 2010 6:17 pm
by hackenslash
I suspect the main reason that M-Theory is not taken seriously is simply the length of time it's been around with no hard empirical evidence. It's been anything but a quick fix. Still, I think it has some merit, though I am neither an advocate nor a detractor at the moment. At bottom it's an extremely simple idea, and one that has some degree of parsimony, simply because it's actually an attempt to reduce the number of entities required to make the universe work.