Quantum mechanics suggests maybe not. If there were no conscious observers to
collapse the wave function of the universe after the big bang, then what, pray
tell, would constitute an atom that might be counted?
This assumes that conscious observers are necessary to collapse the wave
function, of course.
Mark Buda <her...@acm.org>
I get my monkeys for nothing and my chimps for free.
On Jul 29, 2010 2:01 PM, Brian Tenneson <tenn...@gmail.com> wrote:
Numbers existed before people on this rock began to understand them. If
not number of atoms in the universe, then the number of cells in organisms one
day prior to 10,000 years ago. or anything really, that had the potential to be
counted, one day prior to 10,000 years ago.
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