# Re: aiming to complete Everett's derivation of the Born Rule

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On Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 11:32:31 PM UTC-6 Alan Grayson wrote:```
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> On Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 6:28:02 PM UTC-6 johnk...@gmail.com wrote:
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>> On Sun, Apr 24, 2022 at 7:12 PM Alan Grayson <agrays...@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> > *Maybe because you're mentally retarded? You posted Sean's
>>> "explanation" for where the energy comes from to create the world's which
>>> infatuate you! If a world has 1% probability of existing according to
>>> Born's rule, it has 1% of the original total energy!*
>>>
>>
>> I've explained this to you before but that time I used words that an
>> intelligent adult should understand, but you didn't, so this time I'll
>> imagine I'm speaking to a child with a learning disability, maybe that will
>> work. We've known for a long time there's no way to detect the absolute
>> energy level of anything, we can only detect the energy difference between
>> two things, but there is no way an observer in one universe can compare his
>> energy level with an observer in another universe, so the fact that one
>> universe may have 10 times more energy than another has no observable
>> consequences to anybody in either universe.
>>
>> > *This is pure genius, from Caltech!*
>>>
>>
>> Any professor of theoretical physics at Caltech is one hell of a lot
>> smarter than you Mr. Carl Sagan co-author, Mr.
>> Flying-Saucer-Men-Landed-In-Roswell-New-Mexico, And unlike you I'm damn
>> sure he knows enough grade school physics to understand that you need to
>> obtain hyper sonic speed to get into Earth orbit.
>>
>
> I was thinking of level flight at supersonic speed, not escape velocity.
>
> As for papers with CS, there was a third one, where Carl promised to put
> my name first. It involved the atmosphere of Jupiter, and a series
> solution, the convergence of which in closed form that I determined. Over
> the next year I asked him when he would write it. He was always affirmative
> but did nothing, which left a lasting negative impression. I would have
> preferred his candidness; possibly that the numerical results, obtained by
> Morrison, didn't reveal any interesting physics. I never disclosed my
> serious dissatisfaction, and later had him write a letter of recommendation
> for a position at JPL. I got the job and worked there from 1984 to 1998 on
> the Galileo Project, eventually becoming the Flight Software Cognizant
> Engineer. The software never failed, except in very few trivial instances.
> AG
>

While I was at JPL, I wrote a 100 page paper on Strategic Arms Control. The
*Foreign
Polic*y journal wanted to edit and publish it. I should have agreed, but
refused the offer, preferring instead to publish it in *Foreign Affairs,*
but that journal showed no interest. That was probably the dumbist thing I
ever did. AG

>
>>  John K Clark    See what's on my new list at  Extropolis
>> fgm
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