Re: Everett

Patrick Wilken (
Thu, 31 Jul 1997 11:06:08 +1000

>It's wrong to say that the photon went through one slit, even if you
>put your eye up to it and *see* it go through. The photon went through
>both slits.

Double-slit experiments are a little out of the ordinary in everyday life,
but next time you are at a window and you see a reflection of yourself take
a moment to consider that the very same qm uncertainty applies to the issue
of whether a photon gets reflected back to your eyes or passes straight
through the glass.

best, patrick

Patrick Wilken
Editor: PSYCHE: An International Journal of Research on Consciousness
Secretary: The Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness