You know, I’ve never run across a quantum mechanics textbook that builds the case for its subject around how dull, dry, and uninspiring most texts on classical mechanics seem to be. Running across such a frivolous argument might lead one to suspect that quantum mechanics is actually a big fraud. Fortunately, quantum theory is not a fraud, and so students are instead given examples of phenomena that are described by classical physics incorrectly, not just boringly. That’s how intellectually serious disciplines work.
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