Re: FW: MD Dawkins on quantum/mysticism convergence

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Date: Sat Mar 16 2002 - 19:49:05 GMT

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    On Saturday, March 16, 2002, at 02:17 , <> wrote:

    > Just suppose that Eastern mysticism got attached to quantum
    > physics in the early days, so that a substantial fraction of
    > the physicists reading their first quantum physics books were
    > asked to swallow a lot of mysticism. The word "quantum"
    > would have gained a very bad reputation among serious
    > physicists.

    Luckily for all of us, it was more Carrollian humor that got attached.

    And that was zen enough.

    - Wade

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