Re: QM vs. logic (was Re: virus: Fundamentals)

C. David Noziglia (
Wed, 24 Apr 1996 20:03:44 -0700

David McFadzean wrote:
> What is it about quantum mechanics that would lead you to this conclusion?
> If you are referring to the wave/particle "paradox" isn't that just an
> apparent contradiction? The QM theorists have noted that subatomic objects
> behave like waves sometimes and particles sometimes but you have to
> remember that waves and particles are actually huge collections of these
> same subatomic objects and the fact that the part sometimes behaves like
> the whole in certain respects should not lead us to give up rational
> discourse.

Wave/particle duality is exhibited in the behavior of a single quantum. And
is the basis for QM. Reconciliation of contradictions has produced many of
the most important advances in science and thought.

C. David Noziglia
Wellington, New Zealand

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