Our way of thinking on these things is limited by the metaphors we chose.

Here’s my issue tho':
Our way of thinking on these things is limited by the metaphors we chose.

If quantum behaviors is easily explained by analogies to Bill and Tom and Sue, then our universe is filled with Bill and Tom and Sue.

If quantum behaviors is easily explained by lines going into a black dot on a piece of paper, then that’s how we’re going to think.

Any amount of math is going to support the metaphor, and any metaphor is going to find math to support it.

It can limit our thinking greatly.

We have to watch the metaphors carefully.

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