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"Prove that they "care". You're anthropomorphizing a particle, attributing human traits to it without any basis."

In a manner of speaking, it isn't unusual to to say that someone or something cares about something.
It is a fact that an electron will behave as a wave or a particle on the basis of whether it is or is not being observed. They really do seem to "care" whether they are being observed based on their behavior. Humans often care about whether they are being observed and change their behavior when they are being observed (Dance like nobody is watching). Electrons seem to "care" likewise because they change their behavior when being observed. It does seem that they are "conscious" of being observed and I thought it was an interesting point to make considering what was being discussed.
If my explanation is in error, I defer to the following article:

"The modern double slit experiment demonstrates one of the weirdest, and perhaps fundamentally the only weird, phenomenon about quantum mechanics. Do observers affect reality? Are particles "conscious" of what's happening around them?"
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