Reblog: Synthetic Zero

Originally posted on Quantum Est In Rebus Inane: Wittgenstein’s parables, like Jesus’, have a peculiar power to capsize thought, to overturn it even as it sails its trade routes. His BlBk parable about the floor exemplifies the power (p. 45). The target of the parable is the idea that physics teaches us that the floor,…

via The Two Desk Problem — synthetic zerø

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