Re: Tipler disputes quantum nonlocality

From: Gryphin (
Date: Thu Aug 10 2000 - 12:48:10 MDT

At 11:22 PM 8/9/2000 -0700, you wrote:
>Damien writes:
> > I thought scerir was pointing out that although QT is simple in the Ockham
> > sense and works rather well, it appears to contain key elements that are...
> > *silly, too silly*. When you have a gadget that switches a light on with
> > the photons that are emitted from the light that has been switched on (to
> > use a clumsy analogy), I reckon you're in trouble, even though it does
> > possess a wonderful zany simplicity.
>Remember though that it was Niels Bohr who said, the theory is silly,
>but is it silly enough to be true? (Or was that Monty Python?)

yes, it was Bohr, in response to the Heisenburg-Pauli unified field theory. The
exact quote goes "We are all agreed that your theory is crazy. The question
which divides us is whether it is crazy enough."


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