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Old 01-03-2012, 06:05 PM
Mgalindo13 Mgalindo13 is offline
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Originally Posted by whc.03grady View Post
I hope you can see that there's a huge, huuuuge difference between the weirdness of finding out the Earth isn't the center of the universe (or that humans would some day walk on the moon) on the one hand, and finding out that a particle can be in two mutually-exclusive states at once on the other.

Unless I'm wrong about the mutually-exclusiveness of the states, as Omphaloskeptic suggests. Then it ain't much weirder than anything else.
There's not a difference, that's my point. You personally may see a difference, but that's a relative point of view. You grew up knowing that the Earth was round and revolved around the sun, so it's logical to you. For someone many years ago , it would be a completely foreign and absurd concept.

Just because YOU think something is weird doesn't make it a fallacy.