Thank you, Saibal Mitra. If I may add one remark to your position: to ">They are mere mathematical tools to compute the >outcome of experiments.< I would add: and the presupposition of such contributed to the design of those experiments with a presupposition of "acceptable" vs "rejectable" results.
John Mikes <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> "http://pages.prodigy.net/jamikes" ----- Original Message ----- From: "Saibal Mitra" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "Bruno Marchal" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; "scerir" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: "FoR" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Friday, July 12, 2002 8:11 AM Subject: Copenhagen interpretation > This all assumes that photons, electrons, etc. are real. We don't know that. > If you were Einstein, and you were faced with Bell's result, you could have > concluded that the nonexistence of local hidden variables implies that > elementary paricles don't exist. They are mere mathematical tools to compute > the outcome of experiments. The real underlying theory of Nature could be > still be deterministic. Recently 't Hooft has shown how QM can emerge out of > a deterministic theory. In this case QM has to be interpreted according to > the Copenhagen interpretation. > > > ----- Oorspronkelijk bericht ----- > Van: "Bruno Marchal" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Aan: "scerir" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > CC: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Verzonden: vrijdag 12 juli 2002 12:44 > Onderwerp: Re: "Morality" in a Block Multiverse > > > > Hi Serafino, > > SNIP