On Wed, May 11, 2022 at 3:39 PM Brent Meeker <meekerbr...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 5/10/2022 9:43 PM, smitra wrote:
> > If there are only a finite number of states the entire universe can be
> > in, then that's also true for observers.
> So what does the SE for this discrete universe look like?  The one every
> cites assumes a continuum.  If the universe is finite then there's
> smallest non-zero probability,  which as Bruce says, raises some problems.

Not the least of these problems is the fact that a smallest non-zero
probability makes the collapse real; destroys the ongoing superposition;
renders everything absolutely irreversible; and screws the hell out of
unitary evolution.


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