Introduction to Quantum Mechanics - David J. Griffiths

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The statistical interpretation introduces a kind of indeterminacy into quantum mechanics, for even if you know everything the theory has to tell you about the particle (to wit: its wave function), still you cannot predict with certainty the outcome of a simple experiment to measure its position - all quantum mechanics has to offer is statistical information about the possible results. This indeterminacy has been profoundly disturbing to physicists and philosophers alike.

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bvw 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Okay, so many words. How do we know what they mean? Surely someone finds the word "the" profoundly disturbing, for it is the determinative prepositon, yet is it ever so completely determinative. Letters too. What of the letter ע?

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