From: Bryan Bishop (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Mar 06 2008 - 05:32:01 MST
On Tuesday 04 March 2008, Lee Corbin wrote:
> I claim that we never disturb an apple by observing it, though the
> word "observe" is too often used by people in unusual ways. To me,
> an apple under ordinary conditions is already reflecting light. We
> don't do anything to it, just collect those photons later, perhaps
> much later, and perhaps very very far away. The point is that
> it stays very much an apple regardless.
And of course, the apple is not eternal and will be decaying as you sit
and watch whether or not you are there to make sure it molds etc.
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Wed Jul 17 2013 - 04:01:02 MDT