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patrice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-27-11 11:28 PM
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5. One thing that sort of helps me is to remember that our senses are only capable
of picking up and processing a small fraction of the spectrum of physical events out there. That and what we do pick up, we do not receive and process in a 1:1 ratio, reality-in:knowledge-out. Everything is subject to our perceptual processes, a lot of it is summarized in various ways, organized, and filtered. AND all of the consensual processes and tools by means of which we extend our own apprehension of reality also limit things in very specific ways.

Maybe this is why it is so difficult to say what quantum mechanics means except with calculus. I do know that it's pretty common place now amongst those who specialize in this stuff to refer to multiple-universes.
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