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If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?
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If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

I say yes because sounds are vibrations that travel through the air. If a tree hits the ground, it will send a vibration into the air.

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RE: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

considering that when a tree falls it has a pretty big sound radius, yes.
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RE: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

Plus, animals such as squirrels, raccoons and birds are bound to be around, so they'd notice.

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RE: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

Another question, with a seemingly obvious answer, did the universe exist before sentient beings were around to observe it?

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RE: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

ofcourse it will make a sound its a TREE.

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RE: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

(05-15-2012 07:06 AM)ihateteachers Wrote:  ofcourse it will make a sound its a TREE.

No, this is Patrick.
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RE: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

Just because humans can't observe something doesn't mean it didn't happen, you know... this is taking ego to a whole new level.

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RE: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

Science!

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RE: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

If a tree falls and nobody is around to hear it, it regardless undoubtedly does make a sound.

Quote:Just because humans can't observe something doesn't mean it didn't happen, you know... this is taking ego to a whole new level.

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RE: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

I love the no bullshit manner everyone took with this. Obviously it makes a sound, thats SCIENCE!
But you always have the cool guy who argues that it doesn't or that we can't know.
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RE: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

Nobody here is remotely cool. All of us are either huge nerds or brooding freaks.

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RE: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

Laugh Pretty much.
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RE: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

Most of the time. There is the off chance that the tree is a metaphor for human civilization and the real question is whether when our existence ceases it has any meaningful impact on anything. Then the answer is no.

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RE: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

Perhaps it would have appeared that way, but it will never matter.

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RE: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

(05-15-2012 08:08 AM).Manicrose. Wrote:  Just because humans can't observe something doesn't mean it didn't happen, you know... this is taking ego to a whole new level.

I strongly agree
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RE: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

(05-28-2012 11:49 AM)hahaha12345 Wrote:  
(05-15-2012 08:08 AM).Manicrose. Wrote:  Just because humans can't observe something doesn't mean it didn't happen, you know... this is taking ego to a whole new level.

I strongly agree

But it's this little thing called "evidence" which makes a hell of a difference.

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RE: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

(05-28-2012 11:51 AM)Derchin Wrote:  
(05-28-2012 11:49 AM)hahaha12345 Wrote:  
(05-15-2012 08:08 AM).Manicrose. Wrote:  Just because humans can't observe something doesn't mean it didn't happen, you know... this is taking ego to a whole new level.

I strongly agree

But it's this little thing called "evidence" which makes a hell of a difference.

that is like saying: 'If a man screams, and no animals hear him, does he make a sound?"

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RE: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

(05-28-2012 02:52 PM)hahaha12345 Wrote:  
(05-28-2012 11:51 AM)Derchin Wrote:  
(05-28-2012 11:49 AM)hahaha12345 Wrote:  
(05-15-2012 08:08 AM).Manicrose. Wrote:  Just because humans can't observe something doesn't mean it didn't happen, you know... this is taking ego to a whole new level.

I strongly agree

But it's this little thing called "evidence" which makes a hell of a difference.

that is like saying: 'If a man screams, and no animals hear him, does he make a sound?"

The real question is "If a man screams and nothing hears him, does it even matter?'

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RE: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

The real question is if a man says something in the middle of the forest where there are no women around can he be right???


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