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Implicate order and explicate order

  1. Jul 16, 2010 #1
    ... according to David Bohm's theory.

    There is a device that illustrates this. It consists of two concentric glass cylinders. Between them is a viscous fluid, such as glycerin. If a drop of insoluble ink is placed in the glycerin and the outer cylinder is turned slowly, the drop of dye will be drawn out into a thread. Eventually the thread gets so diffused it cannot be seen. At that moment there seems to be no order present at all. Yet if you slowly turn the cylinder backward, the glycerin draws back into its original form, and suddenly the ink drop is visible again. The ink had been enfolded into the glycerin, and it was unfolded again by the reverse turning.

    Does anyone have an actual video of this experiment? I'd appreciate it. Thanks!!
     
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  3. Jul 16, 2010 #2

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