A quote I got somewhere: "Understanding that the world is a Panopticon is the easy part; the hard part is figuring out whether you're on the inside looking out or the outside looking in."
Anyone have any thoughts? :) Personally, I find it interesting that quantum physics allows _either_ non-determinism or non-local determinism, and relativity seems to imply that non-local determinism, if it exists, can never be proven without violating causality. Very much a Panopticon: there's plausibly anyone watching and also plausibly everyone watching, and no way of finding out which. Furthermore, if physics is always symmetric, then you can't tell if, in the process of watching, you're actually the one being watched instead :) -Stephen -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.