Comments on: To me you’re a wave, but to myself I’m sometimes a particle http://blogs.reuters.com/emanuelderman/2012/01/04/to-me-youre-a-wave-but-to-myself-im-sometimes-a-particle/ Models.Behaving.Badly Fri, 14 Sep 2012 09:10:53 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: RobSteele http://blogs.reuters.com/emanuelderman/2012/01/04/to-me-youre-a-wave-but-to-myself-im-sometimes-a-particle/#comment-240 Sat, 07 Jan 2012 22:51:31 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/emanuelderman/?p=650#comment-240 Reminds me of compatibilism (http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/compa tibilism/).

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By: CarlosMedina http://blogs.reuters.com/emanuelderman/2012/01/04/to-me-youre-a-wave-but-to-myself-im-sometimes-a-particle/#comment-238 Fri, 06 Jan 2012 01:03:54 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/emanuelderman/?p=650#comment-238 This post really made me think of a certain Feynman phrase:
“We calculate as if light is a wave, but we interpret the intensity of the wave not as the intensity of the light but as the probability of finding a photon”

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By: BidnisMan http://blogs.reuters.com/emanuelderman/2012/01/04/to-me-youre-a-wave-but-to-myself-im-sometimes-a-particle/#comment-237 Thu, 05 Jan 2012 09:17:25 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/emanuelderman/?p=650#comment-237 Ah yes! The question of freedom. Many acts are not free – the baby crying for milk, the dog sniffing the vistors. If an act is to be free the person acting needs to be able to identify each and every motive affecting his actions and questions from an objective stance whether it is indeed best for him. It is no easy task and in many instances the excuse is partially correct – the drunk who hits his wife cannot control it at that point in time and can’t help it. Over a long period of time such a drunk could work and cure his drunkeness (despite his natural tendancy for it). In the realm of human action is indeed possible to be both free and unfree. The quantum concept that defies normal understanding I am unable to really have an opionion on and the Schrodinger’s Cat objection leads me to believe that one day we will completely revise this so called Quantum Theory.

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