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

Joel Bradford Klammer (
Fri, 19 Apr 96 15:46:38 MDT

> At 08:07 PM 01/04/96 MST, Joel Bradford Klammer wrote:
> >Since the advent of QM this line of thought [giving serious consideration
> >to the possibility of contradictions in reality] may have to be taken
> >seriously, or at least not dismissed out of hand.
> 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?

I'm referring to a cat being simultaneously alive and dead. D
and ~D. Or does this result occur only under certain
interpretations of the theory? And if so, is it then only an
apparent contradiction and not a real one?