On Monday, April 16, 2018 at 5:58:05 PM UTC-5, Bruce wrote:
> From: Brent Meeker < <javascript:>meek...@verizon.net <javascript:>>
> On 4/15/2018 8:33 PM, Bruce Kellett wrote:
> We have discussed this, and I have never agree with this. The singlet 
> state (in classical non GR QM) describes at all times an infinity of 
> combinations of experimental result.
> This is false. Even in Everettian QM there are only two possible outcomes 
> for each spin measurement: this leads to two distinct worlds for each 
> particle of the pair. Hence only 4 possible parallel universes. Where do 
> you get the idea that there are infinitely many parallel universes? This is 
> not part of Everettian QM, or any other model of QM. But even if you can 
> manufacture an infinity of universes, you still have not shown how this 
> removes the non-locality inherent in the quantum formalism.
> Bruno's ontology is all possible computations, so he's already assumed 
> (countably) infinite worlds.  When there are only four or two outcomes of 
> an experiment it just means his worlds are divided into four or two 
> equivalent subsets.
> That might very well be the case. But then that has absolutely nothing to 
> do with Everett or quantum mechanics. Bruno's long-held claim is that 
> Everett's many worlds obviate the need for non-locality. But he has never 
> been able to produce a coherent argument to this effect. It is always this 
> bullshit about an infinite number of worlds -- as if that made any 
> difference at all.
> I think Bruno should really face up to the fact that his "comp" has not 
> produced any coherent quantum theory, so he should just stop making 
> unsubstantiated claims about what his theory does or does not say about the 
> facts of quantum mechanics. If Bruno wants to make claims about Everettian 
> QM, then he should confine himself to that well-defined theory, and not 
> keep obfuscating by referring to his own idiosyncratic ideas.
> Bruce

Quantum mechanics is not built up from anything else. It is probably 
irreducible and in some ways at the deepest foundations.


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