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    If the cat is both dead and alive at the same time, does that mean Schrödinger's cat is a zombie?

    I'm sorry, I couldn't resist.
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    Na, zombies are the undead.
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    No, it's either dead or alive, and not a mixture of the two, according to David Bohm's ontological interpretation of quantum mechanics, which is the theory that I agree with.
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    (Original post by Xenopus)
    No, it's either dead or alive, and not a mixture of the two, according to David Bohm's ontological interpretation of quantum mechanics, which is the theory that I agree with.
    I know, but I found it funny.

    For arguments sake, I could argue that a zombie is alive. It has died in the past, but, depending on your definition of life, surely it has more life than many animals (certain bacterium, etc.)
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    The problem is, once we open the box the wave collapses so it's either dead or alive, so no longer a zombie.
    So you could have a zombie cat army, just you could never see it.
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    No-one can understand it and my point is that if the cat is both alive and dead, does your opening the door kill the cat?
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    maybe its not even a zombie cat at all just empty space with an 'alleged' cat that only appears once viewed......who knows!?!

    :iiam:
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    i like the idea of zobie cat army, but ya you practically kill the cat by openin the box if it its already dead, and i guess revive it if it is not (im on to someting here). still, the idea is stupid who would want to open a box which has poision inside it that could go off at any minute.
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    If "not alive but not dead" is undead, then what is "unalive"... dead?

    If so, the schrodinger's cat is both undead and unalive at the same time- it's a zombie and dead.
    Therefore all cats are zombies. QED
 
 
 

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