On Sat, Feb 15, 2020 at 6:14 AM 'Brent Meeker' via Everything List < email@example.com> wrote:
> On 2/14/2020 1:34 AM, Bruce Kellett wrote: > > > That's quite an astute observation, Alan. The thing is, we can move on > from there. If Many-worlds is true, all possible sets of measurements are > generated, and most will give different values for the probabilities. For > the observers getting the alternative data, there is nothing to tell them > that they are getting the wrong answer. MWI is incoherent. > > > Since it's an interpretation, not a theory, then there's nothing to tell > us we're getting the wrong answer either. We only think "answers" are > wrong if they aren't replicated. > Probably true... But that is exactly what happens in MWI with one branch per outcome -- the data obtained are independent of the amplitudes/coefficients in the original state. So only a miracle could ensure that repeats of an experiment gave the same results. Hence, by the "no miracles" argument, MWI is incoherent. Bruce -- 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/CAFxXSLRMJH5hHk4-O3UDe0tE2MmHtZiEJf-PEXuLEwCirq8JwQ%40mail.gmail.com.