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Comment author: Tyrrell_McAllister 12 February 2010 08:52:45PM *  6 points [-]

"I think I can safely say that nobody understands quantum mechanics."

This was in 1965. Everett's first paper was in 1957 IIRC. So not only was Feynman mistaken about nobody at that time understanding quantum mechanics

So long as the key link between the QM formalism and empirical observations is a mystery, I think it's fair to say that no one understands QM completely. In context, is it too charitable to read Feynman as referring to still-outstanding mysteries such as that?