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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal by Zach Weinersmith for January 13, 2016

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    Three Steps Over Japan  about 5 years ago

    Man: "Descartes’ “I think…”"Woman: “I think not.”

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    seismic-2 Premium Member about 5 years ago

    I love a meta-conversation!

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    Stephen Gilberg  about 5 years ago

    “Do you know about Heisenberg?” “Maybe.”

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    Coyoty Premium Member about 5 years ago

    “How about Schrödinger?”“Yes and no.”

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    Three Steps Over Japan  about 5 years ago

    Not true. Schrodinger is saying that both states exist simultaneously. It’s not a question of not knowing the outcome, but that according to the math both outcomes are equally true and that you can’t predict one or the other until you make the observation. The cat is simultaneously alive and dead.

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    fredd13  about 5 years ago

    Doesn’t work; text isn’t infinitely sub-divisible. There are only a finite number of characters in any description of the paradox, so after a finite number of divisions you must inevitably end up with a single character (the first) to read. You can’t “half-read” that, so at that point Xeno ceases to apply. After which, by a similar argument, you must then read the next one. And so on, until you have completed the text (without so much as the aid of the mathematics of infinite series).

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