For symmetry protected quantum states, which are local entanglements, they are local because the symmetry or group action is generally covariant. This covariant property enforces what we think of as space and time.

LC On Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 7:29:13 AM UTC-6, John Clark wrote: > > > On Mon, Dec 2, 2019 at 8:30 PM Lawrence Crowell <goldenfield...@gmail.com > <javascript:>> wrote: > > > *Spacetime is an epiphenomenology of entanglement. There are several >> ways entanglement can happen. There is topological order that has no >> scaling, or where the entanglement occurs without any reference to space or >> distance.* >> > > If there is no reference to space or distance in that sort of > entanglement then where does the epistemological phenomenon of distance > come from? Do 2 points in space less than a Planck Length apart > correspond to 2 different entanglements, and is there any experimental > evidence that could help us answer this question? It seems to me the Gamma > Ray Burst results must be telling us something. > > And what about time, is it fundamental; it's right there in the > SchrÃ¶dinger equation and just takes it as a given. > > >> > *Then there are symmetry protected topological orders, where there is >> a locality.* >> > > But we know from experiment that Bell's Inequality is violated, so I don't > see how that sort of entanglement could have produced the world we > observe. > > John K Clark > >> >> -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/everything-list/ccc3f972-c2ad-4466-a75a-25924fb56ac0%40googlegroups.com.