Main Question or Discussion Point
Is there a characteristic boundary between every observer and their respective objects? If so, how would one describe it physically?
You mean, why I can 'observe' you, and the result of my observation and your observation will be the same?Originally posted by Loren Booda
arcnets - Does quantum mechanics address why we are able to interchange the entity classifications "observer" and "object"
What you are hinting at his psychoparellelism which is rejected almost universally these days as an explantion of quantum mechanics. The Wigner's friends version of Schoredinger's cat was a thought experiment thta attempted to put forward the idea that the observer had to be a 'concious' being.Originally posted by Loren Booda
jcsd - quite right, the decoherence explanation seems to cover nicely the definition of observer-object.
arcnets - yours is a succinct description of the problem I am trying to pose - but might it be more metaphysical than physical?