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 :)


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