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  • 5 years ago

if a tree falls in the forest does it make noise?

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    No, because the definition of sound is "something that you hear." No one's there to hear the tree fall, so the tree doesn't make a sound. This answer is valid as long as no details are observed technically.

  2. anonymous
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    lol very nice

  3. anonymous
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    Well, the real definition of sound is "a mechanical wave of oscillating pressure through a medium that has a source, a medium through which the wave propagates, and a receiver." If there's nobody to hear it, there is no receiver, and hence no sound. :D Just backing up loco85.

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