In article <ey366yoge7i.fsf at lostwithiel.tfeb.org>,
Tim Bradshaw <tfb at tfeb.org> wrote:
> * Peter da Silva wrote:
> > I think you've mistaken me for someone else. I'm quite comfortable with
> > quantum mechanics, it helps me sustain my illusion of free will (whatever
> > that really means), I'm just not at all sure why the specific breakdowns
> > in causality implied by relativity are considered toxic. There's not even
> > a "time machine paradox" because they can't be used to send information
> > back before the "invention" of the "time machine".
> Sorry, I didn't mean you specifically. My memory (which is vague, so
> don't quote me) is that you may be able to use (uncensored) solutions
> with closed timelike curves to do things like generate unbounded
> energy or something (which is what I really meant by toxic I think).
That's a long way from "any causality violation is inherently toxic", isn't
In hoc signo hack, Peter da Silva <peter at baileynm.com>
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