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*So if one chooses a basis where the cat is simultaneously alive anddead, is this a problem for QM? AG* No problem for QM -- one does it all the time. It might not be the most useful basis, but that doesn't mean it isn't possible.*Since you earlier acknowledged that Schroedinger showed the"absurdity" of alive/dead simultaneously, are you now saying theabsurd is not only possible in QM, but even when it's never observed? AG*

`I didn't acknowledge that SchrÃ¶dinger showed the absurdity of the`

`superposition, all I said was that he claimed that it was absurd. I see`

`no absurdity at all in this superposition.`

`Remember that a superposition is just the sum of a number of vectors,`

`expressed in some basis that does not include the said sum as a basis`

`vector. There is nothing mysterious in this, and the quantum situation`

`is entirely analogous to superpositions of vectors in conventional`

`linear algebra.`

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