This paper was published in the anthology of the International Society for Philosophical Enquiry (ISPE), entitled Thinking on the Edge (Agamemnon Press 1993). It was approved for publication by the physics consultant for the book, Professor Kip S Thorne (Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics, California Institute of Technology, and the 2017 Nobel Prize Winner for Physics). Below is the 1988 preprint version of the paper.
[The scientific and philosophical implications of this paper is further discussed here: Why Relativity Exists (note that this paper is written for the general reader, who may not have a background in physics or mathematics). See also: Relativity Proves that Time and Space are Empty of Inherent Existence and A Direct Experiential Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics.]