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Plato: on 11/25/07 at 8:09am UTC, wrote "We can find out whether its physical state lies in one subset of...



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Plato wrote on Nov. 25, 2007 @ 08:09 GMT
"We can find out whether its physical state lies in one subset of possibilities, or another subset, according to

one partitioning of the full set of states into subsets."

One could also add the philosophical twist to the fire in behind?

"Death, so called, is but older matter dressed

In some new form. And in a varied vest,

From tenement to tenement though tossed,

The soul is still the same, the figure only lost." Poem on Pythagoras, Dryden's Ovid.

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