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On Saturday, March 16, 2002, at 02:17 , <AaronLynch@aol.com> 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
Luckily for all of us, it was more Carrollian humor that got attached.
And that was zen enough.
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