If a tree falls in the woods, and no one is there to hear it land, does it still make a sound?...

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  1. MasterWarlord

    MasterWarlord Active Member

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    I've always wondered...
     
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    artful dodger Well-Known Member

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    what do you think
     
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    Heisenberg uncertainty principle.

    Deductive reasoning would suggest yes it does make a sound.
    But without "observing" the tree hitting the ground YOU can't be absolutely certain there was a sound produced.

    The larger question is, do you want there to be a sound when the tree falls?
     
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    Yes it does, you are not there to hear it but woodland creatures are. It's basic science. An object falling against another one will make a noise.
     
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    If no one is there to observe a sound, how does this change it from making a sound?
     
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    Is it okay to yell "movie" in a crowded firehouse?

    Does the Pope shit in the woods?
     
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    It depends - what type of tree?
     
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    No. It falls in complete, utter, perfect silence.
     
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    If a tree falls on a woman and there's no one around to hear it, why is there a tree in the kitchen?
     
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    If the Howard Stern show is on, and there is no one around to hear it, does it still make a sound?
     
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    Does Cleveland start with a K? Is the Pope Irish?
     
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    That's the real question.
     
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    No laughter shall be heard except for Robin's annoying cackling after everything Howard says.
     
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    I was just going to say that...
     
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    If a pig farts at the shed, can anyone smell it?
     
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    is water wet
     
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    the tree doesnt exist until "you" observe it whether its falling or not, you could be miles away and see it fall and still hear no sound at which point you could assume sound as encoded within you is the sound of a tree falling or your right there hearing the soundd of what all of your life experience has taught you to expect vis-a-vis a tree falling :dontknow:
     
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    Boy, this is some fucking thread.....
     
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    Yes, we need to know is the tree African or European?

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