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From: Chris Menzel <cmenzel@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2007 09:48:47 -0600
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On Mon, Dec 17, 2007 at 01:34:08AM -0500, John Sowa wrote:
> Paola,
> > Do you have a list of domains where quantum phenomena apply, or not
> > apply?
> Quantum mechanics is the foundation for all of physics.  That means it
> applies to everything.  However, its effects are only obvious for very
> tiny things -- such as an atom.  But when you have quantum mechanical
> effects acting upon billions of billions of atoms, the results can be
> detected with the unaided senses.    (01)

Yes, but *not* in such a way that requires quantum logic.  Quantum logic
is applicable only when one's ontology concerns the behavior of those
"very tiny things".    (02)

-chris    (03)

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