1670: "Laws of Physics"

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Re: 1670: "Laws of Physics"

Postby gmalivuk » Tue Apr 26, 2016 12:27 pm UTC

Being observed doesn't matter, either, except inasmuch as observation involves interactions.
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Re: 1670: "Laws of Physics"

Postby ucim » Tue Apr 26, 2016 1:16 pm UTC

gmalivuk wrote:Being observed doesn't matter, either, except inasmuch as observation involves interactions.
It puts the observer in the box with the cat.

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Re: 1670: "Laws of Physics"

Postby The Moomin » Tue Apr 26, 2016 1:50 pm UTC

gmalivuk wrote:Being observed doesn't matter, either, except inasmuch as observation involves interactions.


Depends entirely on what you're observed doing.
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Re: 1670: "Laws of Physics"

Postby karhell » Tue Apr 26, 2016 2:01 pm UTC

ucim wrote:
gmalivuk wrote:Being observed doesn't matter, either, except inasmuch as observation involves interactions.
It puts the observer in the box with the cat.

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But then who observes the box ?
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Re: 1670: "Laws of Physics"

Postby ucim » Tue Apr 26, 2016 2:15 pm UTC

karhell wrote:But then who observes the box ?
The Thinker, of course. But you have to think outside the box.

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Re: 1670: "Laws of Physics"

Postby Coyne » Sun May 01, 2016 12:56 pm UTC

orthogon wrote:It would be more interesting if BHG's attempted victim were Beret Guy, to whom the laws of Physics don't necessarily always apply...


This gave me a great idea for an ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse comic.
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Re: 1670: "Laws of Physics"

Postby orthogon » Tue May 03, 2016 9:29 am UTC

Coyne wrote:
orthogon wrote:It would be more interesting if BHG's attempted victim were Beret Guy, to whom the laws of Physics don't necessarily always apply...


This gave me a great idea for an ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse comic.

That's perfect!
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