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Old 01-03-2012, 12:46 PM
The Hamster King The Hamster King is offline
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Originally Posted by whc.03grady View Post
The assertion of the existence of a state wherein a cat is simultaneously alive and not-alive (viz., in a superposition) would by definition entail a contradiction and is therefore (it seems to me) an assertion we're entitled to ignore.
But it's been experimentally proven that individual particles can exist in a state of superposition. There have even been experiments that show superposition large collections of particles. You can call it a logical contradiction if you want, but its true.