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

Tim Bradshaw tfb at tfeb.org
Sun Nov 28 08:37:25 EST 1999


* Peter da Silva wrote:
>> 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
> it?

Well, in a GR sense it's `any uncensored CV is inherently toxic'
(because I think that generating unbounded energy is toxic -- because
a CV solution in GR is just one with closed timelike curves.  There's
never a problem with anything that is censored.

--tim







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