On Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 10:59:20 AM UTC-6 johnk...@gmail.com wrote:

> > > On Tue, Apr 19, 2022 at 12:42 PM Alan Grayson <agrays...@gmail.com> wrote: > > >> I don't need to make an argument for that because the one and only >>> assumption that Many Worlds makes, perhaps "axiom" would be a better word, >>> is that Schrödinger's Equation means what it says. >>> >> >> *> But S's equation just gives the time dependent probabilities BEFORE a >> measurement is taken. You've added an additional postulate without any >> justification. AG* >> > > Schrödinger's Equation is time independent, > Then why, for example, does the solution for a free particle spread out as time progresses? AG it works just as well forwards or backwards, so "before" or "after" are > irrelevant terms. And Schrödinger makes no use of "measurement" and says > nothing about it, although it's easy enough to logically extrapolate from > Schrödinger's axiom and conclude that "measurement" simply means self > location. If you insist measurement does something more than that you're > going to have to add another axiom explaining exactly what that "something" > is and exactly what it does. > > John K Clark See what's on my new list at Extropolis > <https://groups.google.com/g/extropolis> > m4x > > >>> >>> -- >> 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-li...@googlegroups.com. >> > To view this discussion on the web visit >> https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/everything-list/2b91bebb-1bc0-4c85-a0ab-f0b972070f54n%40googlegroups.com >> >> <https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/everything-list/2b91bebb-1bc0-4c85-a0ab-f0b972070f54n%40googlegroups.com?utm_medium=email&utm_source=footer> >> . >> > -- 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/1d9f2d4a-b66e-4db5-afc0-a4fa90b8102cn%40googlegroups.com.