Brent,
The equations produce the results, you are trying to impose unwarranted
interpretations on them...

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EDgar
On Saturday, December 28, 2013 6:12:47 PM UTC-5, Brent wrote:
>
> On 12/28/2013 1:44 PM, Edgar L. Owen wrote:
>
> Jason,
>
> You'll have to ask the physicists who do think that. I can't speak for
> them.
>
> There is a good mathematical theory of decoherence that works fine in
> this world. It says nothing about MW whatsoever.
>
> Why do you think there is a connection?
>
>
> Decoherence only diagonalizes the system+measurement density matrix under
> a partial trace (over the environment). The diagonal them contains the
> probability values for the different eigenstates of the measurement
> operator. So then how do you get from there to a definite result? Do you,
> like Omnes, simply observe that you have predicted probabilities and so one
> of them obtains. Or do you go with Evertt and say that all of them exist
> with different measures and the apparent randomness is an illusion due to
> our consciousness being relative to the different outcomes?
>
> Brent
>
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