Dual Profound Truths


On Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 03:01 pm, Gene wrote:
For years, that was a serious problem in quantum mechanics until theories and models were developed that accounted for both observations. 

         Good example with physics, particularly since the quote that Anthony Stone was reacting against is from Niels Bohr.

         The following also fits, and applies:

    The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
         ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) from The Crack-up [1936]
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     The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.  But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.

            Niels Bohr