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Apparently in quantum physics, 'the act of observation collapses the wave function'

Apparently in quantum physics, 'the act of observation collapses the wave function'. This seems to be as true at the quantum levels of fundamental particles, as it is at the 'Cat' level of real life theory, if I understand Schrodinger correctly. However, I only know this because I opened a book about quantum physics, collapsed the wave function and observed a sentence that read 'the act of observation collapses the wave function.' Surely this must be a paradox ?

Yes QC "the wave function of a particle can collapse without the aid of a human observer" must be true. Which brings us back to entanglements And how, and where, exactly? Did that spin got defined?..But the Copenhagen definition does not discuss what is 'unknowable' as I understands it, only what can be known. Which will leave that cat in a superposition inside that remarkable box, until your measurement.

Ah, but now we are discussing one 'faith' against another, ain't we

very interesting answers.