Re: More on identifiers

From: Roy Hann <specially_at_processed.almost.meat>
Date: Fri, 05 Jun 2009 06:08:13 -0500
Message-ID: <> wrote:

> On Jun 5, 1:25 pm, "Walter Mitty" <> wrote:
>> Consider two electrons. They both have the same mass, and they have the
>> same charge. They might have opposite spins. But the minute we add a third
>> electron, the spin of two of them is going to be identical. It seems that,
>> on the surface at least, electrons do not have enough properties to carry
>> identity.
> If objects are really not distinguishable then why someone would want
> to artificially identify them? Wouldnąt be better to record just their
> quantity?

Amen to that, brother.

Received on Fri Jun 05 2009 - 13:08:13 CEST

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