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Johnny Ginter

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Member since 22 August 2010 | Blog

Have ever found yourself in bed on a sleepless night, wondering to yourself, 'How does he do it? How does Johnny maintain his position at the top of the blogging world with such style and panache? What can I do to be just like him?'

Of course you have, and you'll be happy to know it's a simple three step process.

Step one: live in Ohio your entire life, save for one insane year in the far east, and obtain both a Bachelor's and a Master's degree from the finest university in the world.

Step two: become a mediocre writer. And I mean REALLY mediocre.

Step three: harass and annoy the creators of a semi-popular OSU blog until they give you a writing position out of pity. Coast forever.

Success.

Favorites

  • SPORTS MOMENT: on a school bus after a swim meet, surrounded by my teammates as we watched the 2002-2003 championship game on a 3 inch portable tv screen.
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: three way tie between krenzel, yao smith, and brian rolle
  • NFL TEAM: the bengals. i make poor life decisions.
  • NHL TEAM: CBJ. i can name more than three players now!
  • NBA TEAM: nooooope
  • MLB TEAM: reds

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Comment 03 Oct 2018

Nor can you say that it has two contrary states just because neither can be determined by an observer. Just because you cannot determine whether I am a cat or a human writing this post, does not mean that I am both a cat and a human.

so (as far as i understand it), schrodinger was trying to express an inherent absurdity in the understanding of physics in the 1930s, where matter could (and still can, fwiw) be considered to exist in two different states simultaneously, because it doesn't become something specific until it's directly observed. if that doesn't make sense, it also didn't make sense to schrodinger, who set up this thought experiment as a way to show how crazy the whole thing is.

basically he was saying "yeah, we accept this whole quantum superposition thing with protons and stuff, but you could theoretically scale this thing up to include cats and boxes and crap and people would say that it doesn't make any sense"