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To: neverdem
Im not sure why this is a paradox..anything that transitions from one state to another has a border that is passes through when it is both and neither..
3 posted on 09/16/2013 1:52:49 PM PDT by tophat9000 (Are we headed to a Cracker Slacker War?)
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To: tophat9000
There is no transition. What quantum theory states is that all that exists is in 'superposition', where a dual state of matter/energy exists at all times, and only 'collapses' into one definitive state or another depending on what arrangement is devised to observe it -- waves or particles. Note that, at subatomic distances, matter and energy are so interchangeable that mass is measured in electron volts.

This also implies, in part, a subjective, user-created reality.

I find it only too fitting that the more we get closer to the nature of 'what is real', the more unreal it becomes.

17 posted on 09/16/2013 2:51:58 PM PDT by Joe Brower (The "American People" are no longer capable of self-governance.)
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