What we need to understand here is that the actual equations of reality
math that compute reality DO produce exact results. They have to because
events actually happen. But the human math equations of decoherence etc.
only produce probabilistic results. This is a good example of how reality
math and human math are different. The Omnes/Everett interpretations
mistakenly apply only to the human equations which are just descriptions,
not actuators. E.g. Everett assumes that the human quantum equations
somehow calculate reality but they don't, and therefore he falsely assumes
an interpretation of the human math equations has something to do with
reality but it doesn't. Therefore they have nothing to do with actual
reality and in particular MWI doesn't apply to the actual math of reality
and thus doesn't apply to actual reality.
On Saturday, December 28, 2013 7:33:20 PM UTC-5, Brent wrote:
> On 12/28/2013 4:25 PM, Edgar L. Owen wrote:
> > Brent,
> > You are implying there is some difficulty in calculating specific
> decoherence results
> > yet the people who are performing experiments in decoherence have no
> such problem in
> > calculating them with no reference at all to either of your
> interpretations or choosing
> > between them... The math works just fine in our single world and
> produces predictable
> > results...
> But it produces probabilities. And the experiments confirm that the
> measured values are
> random with the distribution predicted. But each measurement only
> produces one of the
> probable values. So the question is how do you get from the
> probabilities, which is what
> QM+decoherence predicts, to actual realized unique values? Omnes just
> says what do you
> expect QM is a probabilistic theory. Everett says they all happen every
> time with
> different values and we 'happen' every time as observers with correlated
> What do you say?
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