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If a tree falls and nobody hears it, does it make a noise?

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  1. gandalfwiz Group Title
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    I asked wiki but it started talking about buddhist zen stuff.

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  2. gandalfwiz Group Title
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    Please do not include buddhist zen stuff in ur answer

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  3. mathematicalpro Group Title
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    i think yes

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    it must

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  5. gandalfwiz Group Title
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    the argument against it is that sound is only sound when it vibrates against those little hairs in ur ears, right? or something...

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    people must be deaf :D

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    yes, it sounds like a pine koan

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    sorry.

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  9. gandalfwiz Group Title
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    then again, there aren't exactely forests for trees to fall in these days...

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    it makes a sound

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    poor little forrests TT ^TT

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  12. gandalfwiz Group Title
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    I'm not insulted because Idk what a pine koan is :)

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    do you know what a koan is?

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  14. gandalfwiz Group Title
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    <shakes head>

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  15. satellite73 Group Title
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    "If a tree falls and nobody hears it, does it make a noise?" is a koan

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  16. gandalfwiz Group Title
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    random philisophical riddle?

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  17. gandalfwiz Group Title
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    I did get the "pine cone" thing... :)

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    buddhist specifically,. not necessarily riddles though.

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    The sound of one hand clapping...

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  20. gandalfwiz Group Title
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    lol! But I said no buddhist zen stuff in ur answer...

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    Everybody was talking about koans...

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    Does "no-one" include wildlife?

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  23. gandalfwiz Group Title
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    yeah... no squirrels to witness the cataclysmic event...

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    OK, my 2 cents... Seems to me that the only difference between the 2 scenarios is presence or not of persons, nothing else has changed. Therefore what was "heard" when people were present is still there whether or not people are present. How people hear something is irrelevant to the existence question.

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