A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
anonymous
 4 years ago
If a tree falls and nobody hears it, does it make a noise?
anonymous
 4 years ago
If a tree falls and nobody hears it, does it make a noise?

This Question is Closed

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I asked wiki but it started talking about buddhist zen stuff.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Please do not include buddhist zen stuff in ur answer

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the argument against it is that sound is only sound when it vibrates against those little hairs in ur ears, right? or something...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0people must be deaf :D

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, it sounds like a pine koan

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then again, there aren't exactely forests for trees to fall in these days...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0poor little forrests TT ^TT

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm not insulted because Idk what a pine koan is :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you know what a koan is?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0"If a tree falls and nobody hears it, does it make a noise?" is a koan

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0random philisophical riddle?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I did get the "pine cone" thing... :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0buddhist specifically,. not necessarily riddles though.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The sound of one hand clapping...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol! But I said no buddhist zen stuff in ur answer...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Everybody was talking about koans...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Does "noone" include wildlife?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah... no squirrels to witness the cataclysmic event...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0OK, 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.
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.