Archive for January, 2010

Multiple Universes My Ass

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

What’s the opposite of a razor?  Because lately I’ve seen a lot of presumably sane scientists express enthusiasm for the “multiple universes” interpretation of quantum physics, discarding their standard-issue Occam’s Razor in exchange for Occam’s Duct Tape.  In so doing, they reveal the difference between physicist and metaphysicist and the ongoing need for the latter.  (more…)