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To: ZX12R; Durus

So what are we? Figments of each others imagination? If so, how is it possible for figments to interact? Is imagination made up of sub-atomic particles? Are these stupid questions? If so, did I ask them?


31 posted on 03/07/2013 10:05:21 AM PST by Paco
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To: Paco
So what are we? Figments of each others imagination? If so, how is it possible for figments to interact? Is imagination made up of sub-atomic particles? Are these stupid questions? If so, did I ask them?

Your questions are not so far out there, when talking about the strangeness of the quantum world. The truth is, no one really knows the answers, and most physicists don't think about them anymore. Most of them just jump on the copenhagan bandwagon, due to consensus, and plow forward with the theory that really does work, and has never failed.
32 posted on 03/07/2013 10:12:51 AM PST by ZX12R
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No we are not products of thought or imagination. We are not spun out of some collective conscience. Physics don't work simply because we believe it. This is very a humanistic way to view creation. The universe existed before humans and the world would keep spinning around the sun if we were to kill our species. The laws of physics are independent of our and any observation.
Ironically this theory is made from the imagination of people trying to argue against the very concept of reason which is the only thing that allows us to meaningfully communicate.
34 posted on 03/07/2013 10:46:14 AM PST by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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