..of course not!
Sound is a descriptive word man created to describe the sensation received by the ears and sent to the brain of a receptive organism.
Vibrations (stimulus)would be created, but if there was not an "organism" to receive them and respond, there would be no sound (The sensation stimulated in the organs of hearing by such vibrations in the air or other medium.)
I think your beginning to like proving me wrong Qwark, haha
Does a tape recorder count as a person? If not, then I think I can easily find that out for you.
Of course it makes a sound. Just because no one is there to hear it, doesn't negate the sound that it would make when it falls.
if a tree falls and nobody is around, it gets up quietly and runs back to its old place of growing as if nothing happened.
Why would a perfectly healthy tree just fall? or is a rotten one, or was there an avalanche that knocked it over?
i heard a noise! So i can to see what all the noise was about (jeje).
If a man screws up and a woman isn't there to see it, can he just deny everything?
If not, i am in trouble!
In response to various questions, yes a tape recorder is a person (although controversial for many reasons!ha), I guess it has to be a rotten tree unless a random avalanche did appear and denying everything may be a good idea to get you out of trouble.. but just this one time
I remember at least three people asking the same question on these forums...
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