Oops, I meant plausibly "no one" watching :) I don't know how I slipped
that one up!
On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 2:46 AM, Stephen Lin <sw...@post.harvard.edu> wrote:
> 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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