Pop-Philosophical Moment of the Day

I've just figured the answer to the classic zen question "If a tree falls in the wood and Boone is around to hear it, does it make a sound?"; no, because biology and physiology tells us so.

To "hear" is to interpet a low frequency waveform created by the release of energy from a source; as the question specifically identifies the ability to interpret this energy and this is omitted then the "sound" doesn't exist.

Quick someone direct me to the president of philosophy!

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