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Al Franken, Stuart Smalley in Saturday Night Live, catchphrase · Alexander Hamilton, Speech on 21 June 1788 urging ratification of the Constitution in New York. · anonymous, Letter to the Editor, The Advocate · Bobcat Goldthwaite · Bruce Catton · Bruce Leverett - "Register Allocation in Optimizing Compilers" · Carrie Chapman Catt · Caterina Rando · Catfish Hunter · Catherine de Hueck · Catherine de Hueck Doherty · Catherine Drinker Bowen · Catherine Marie Wright · Cathleen Douglas · Catholic Prayer · Cathy Guisewite · Cathy Harley · Cathy Ladman · Catman Cohen · Cato the Censor (?) · Cato the Elder · Cato the Elder, from Plutarch, Lives · Cato, Roman statesman and historian · Catullus · David Fisher, Conversations with My Cat · Dean Acheson, Communication Bulletin for Managers & Supervisors, June 2004 · E. Catherine Tobler, Vanishing Act · Gaius Valerius Catullus, Poem 85 · General George Catlett Marshall · George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, Epistle Dedicatory · Henry VII Cate · Joesph Heller, Catch-22 · Joseph Addison, Cato · Joseph Heller, Catch 22 · Joseph Heller, Catch-22 · Kathrine Palmer Peterson, 516 Sensational Cat Quotes · Les Brown, Communication Bulletin for Managers & Supervisors, June 2004 · Marcius Porcius Cato · Mary Catherine Bateson · Maxwell Maltz, Communication Bulletin for Managers & Supervisors, June 2004 · Sallust, The War with Catiline · Sarah Vowell, Assassination Vacation (p. 208) · St. Catherine of Sienna · Willa Cather · Willa Cather, My Antonia · Willa Sibert Cather


Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Julie Burchill

Marilyn Manson

Steven Wright

Steven Wright

Deng Xiaoping

Schrodinger's Cat is a classic example of Paradox, in my view. In actuality, it was a Gedankenexperiment or a Thought Experiment, created by Austrian Physicist Erwin Schrodinger in 1935. Not many folks are probably aware that Schrodinger himself called that experiment “a ridiculous case.” Here’s the "Schrodinger's Cat" in Schrodinger's own words: “A cat is penned up in a steel chamber, along with the following device (which must be secured against direct interference by the cat): In a Geiger Counter, there is a tiny bit of radioactive substance, so small, that perhaps in the course of the hour one of the atoms decays, but also, with equal probability, perhaps none. If it (i.e. decay) happens, the Geiger Counter discharges and through a relay releases a hammer that shatters a small flask of Hydrogen Cyanide. If one has left this entire system to itself for an hour, one would say that the cat still lives if meanwhile no atom has (undergone) radioactive decay.” So you see, the cat's life or death truly depends on the formation of a subatomic alpha particle that triggers off the avalanche of electrons in the Geiger Counter. There is an equal probability that it may not happen, and hence the cat should remain both alive and dead per Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics. Philosophically speaking, Human Life is full of paradoxes, and we often find that the uncertainties therein bear a startling resemblance with Schrodinger's Cat experiment. The total randomness of events that shape our human lives, and determinedly control the outcome (i.e. future) can be extremely perplexing and equally thought-provoking as Schrodinger's Cat experiment....a pre-written and pre-destined Reductio ad absurdum perhaps!

Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

Albert Einstein

Bryant McGill

Winston Churchill

Doug Larson

Arnold Edinborough

Alan Marshall Beck

Helen Thomson

Mehmet Murat ildan

Churchill

Dan Simmons

Solomon Short

Alexander Pope

Oliver Herford

Charles de LEUSSE

Camille Paglia

So I Married an Axe Murderer

Jeffrey Vlaming

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