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- [p. 110] "'For me, all possibilities are real. I live them all. [...] Otherwise they never could have happened.'"

Another one of Terry's quantum references. What Culaina describes here is a particular interpretation of quantum theory, namely that each quantum event causes time to split up into distinct possibilities ("the trousers of time"). The idea that certain events can only happen if they are directly observed is one of the best-known concepts in quantum mechanics.


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