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Subject: Re: Wheeler/Heisenburg -- coincidence?
From: rhaller@oregon.uoregon.edu
Date: 1991-04-22, 10:19
Newsgroups: alt.tv.twin-peaks

In article  jms@vanth.UUCP (Jim Shaffer) writes:
> >I don't know if we're meant to make anything of it, but I noticed that we
> >had a John Wheeler on the show, and another John Wheeler was a physicist
> >who temporarily championed the idea that when a quantum-level event takes
> >place, *all* of the possible outcomes happen in different universes rather
> >than one being "selected" at random.  (He later rejected the theory as
> >"carrying too great a load of metaphysical baggage.")
> >
> >Then on the 4/18 episode, we have a quote from Heisenburg to the effect
> >that what we see isn't the universe, but the universe according to the way
> >we look at it.  Very interesting...
> >
> >--
> >*  From the disk of:  | jms@vanth.uucp               | "You know I never knew
> >Jim Shaffer, Jr.      | amix.commodore.com!vanth!jms | that it could be so

He also is associated with the 'worm hole' theory. As I understand it, that
allows for 'short cut' connections (worm holes) between separated parts of
space/time.

-Rich Haller


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