----- Original Message ----- From: "Brent Meeker" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <everything-list@googlegroups.com> Sent: Wednesday, September 13, 2006 5:47 AM Subject: Re: Proof that QTI is false

> > Saibal Mitra wrote: > > QTI in the way defined in this list contradicts quantum mechanics. The > > observable part of the universe can only be in a finite number of quantum > > states. So, it can only harbor a finite number of observer moments or > > experiences a person can have, see here for details: > > > > http://arxiv.org/abs/gr-qc/0102010 > > > > If there can only be a finite number of observer moments you can only > > experience a finite amount of time. > > > > QED. > > So that would imply that when predicting states at some fixed finite time in the > future there is a smallest, non-zero probability that is realizable. So if our > prediction, using continuum variables as an approximation, indicates a probability > lower than this value we should set it to zero?? > > Brent Meeker Yes, but you don't have to set anything to zero by hand. What happens is that if there are only a finite number of quantum states there is one which has the smallest non zero probability. Saibal --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to everything-list@googlegroups.com To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---