>From: "J. R. Molloy" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>From: "Brian D Williams" <email@example.com>
>>As anyone who has taken philosophy 101 knows there is no such
>>thing as objective, man is the measure.
>So then this is a subjective statement and only has relevance in
>relation to how one measures it; and outside the realm of
>philosophy, science has high regard for objectivity which is
>accessible via mechanical measurement independent of human
Since Heisenberg we have known that the very attempt to measure
affects the outcome, and since a subject chooses what to measure in
the first place, even these simple efforts of science are not
without their subjectivity.
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