On Wed, Nov 29, 2023 at 4:39 PM Brent Meeker <meekerbr...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 28, 2023 at 7:43 PM Brent Meeker <meekerbr...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> *>>> For comparison you could posit a theory, MWI*, which is MWI plus the
>> provision that only one exists with probability as defined by the Born
>> rule.  Would MWI* be a different interpretation than modern-CI? *
> >> In that case  MWI* would be the same as CI un that neither could
> explain why Schrodinger's equation and the Born rule treat one world very
> differently from all the others that makes it more real.  MWI* we have to
> start talking about measurement and observers and all that crap.
> >
> *All that crap that makes up everything we observe, write down, report and
> cite in papers?  That crap?*

Yes. If somebody proposes a theory that would have profound physical and
philosophical implications and a key ingredient of that theory is something
called "measurement " that seems to have magical abilities and nobody can
even approximately explain what a measurement is, much less how it works
it's magic, then that theory is 100% extra virgin triple distilled premium
grade CRAP.

Speaking of crap, Einstein once asked Niels Bohr a very interesting
question, "*do you believe the moon doesn't exist when you're not looking
at it?*". Apparently Bohr's response has been lost to history.

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

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