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. 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/CAFxXSLTj9WvFA-MHW%3DCPKAPzBKPWgnsNDxZe-QiHrMXmMH4PTQ%40mail.gmail.com.