----- 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
> > 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
> 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.


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