The wave function and particle ontology

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We argue that when assuming (1) the wave function is a representation of the physical state of a single system; (2) the wave function of an N-body system describes N physical entities; and (3) each triple of the 3N coordinates of a point in configuration space that relates to one physical entity represents a point in ordinary three-dimensional space, the physical entities described by the wave function are particles, and these particles move in a discontinuous and random way.