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science = determinism? (Schrodinger: algorithm or phenomena?)

Peter da Silva peter at abbnm.com
Fri Nov 26 18:10:21 EST 1999


In article <ey3u2m96v3j.fsf at lostwithiel.tfeb.org>,
Tim Bradshaw  <tfb at tfeb.org> wrote:
> You can look at the nature of any possible parameters which determine
> the result -- these are usually called `hidden variables' -- and one
> of the outcomes is that these things must be non-local.  So if these
> hidden variables could ever be detected then they would be
> causality-violating, if you believe special relativity.  This is
> usually taken to rule out such hidden variables.

At some point I suspect that they're going to decide that causality
violations are the simplest solution.

-- 
In hoc signo hack, Peter da Silva <peter at baileynm.com>
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  'U`    "And now, little kittens, we're going to run across red-hot
	  motherboards, with our bare feet." -- Buzh.




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