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jacksarfatti commented on the post, Taking Heisenberg’s Potentia Seriously 5 years, 1 month ago
Potent should be “potentia” this website has a “spell checker” that deleted the “ia” and there is no “edit” option.

jacksarfatti commented on the post, Taking Heisenberg’s Potentia Seriously 5 years, 1 month ago
I respectfully disagree with the premise of this paper. It is incomplete in the sense of Einstein in his debate with Bohr – not yet settled. I do agree that Heisenberg’s potent are physically real fields, but they are not a complete description of reality that also has classical matter dynamical degrees of freedom independent of h. This picture…[Read more]

jacksarfatti commented on the post, Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (40) 6 years, 3 months ago
https://arxiv.org/abs/1609.09237
NoHypersignaling as a Physical Principle
(Submitted on 29 Sep 2016)Quantum Physics
A paramount topic in quantum foundations, rooted in the study of the EPR paradox and Bell inequalities, is that of characterizing quantum theory in terms of the spacelike correlations it allows. Here we show that to…[Read more]

jacksarfatti commented on the post, Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (41) 6 years, 3 months ago
“Mereological nihilism is the thesis that composition never occurs. Some philosophers have thought that science gives us compelling evidence against nihilism. In this article I respond to this concern. An initial challenge for nihilism stems from the fact that composition is such a ubiquitous feature of scientific theories. In response I motivate…[Read more]

jacksarfatti commented on the post, Violation of the Born Rule: Implications for Macroscopic Fields 6 years, 5 months ago
Sorry it’s the bracket symbol not showing up – let me try again
Typo correction
. P(fi) = ^2 in his integral
should be
. P(fi) = (fi)^2 in his integral

jacksarfatti commented on the post, Violation of the Born Rule: Implications for Macroscopic Fields 6 years, 5 months ago
Typo correction
. P(fi) = ^2 in his integral
should be
. P(fi) = ^2 in his integral

jacksarfatti commented on the post, Violation of the Born Rule: Implications for Macroscopic Fields 6 years, 5 months ago
Ruth Kastner wrote on August 21, 2016 in a discussion forum arising out of the AAAS June 1516 Retrocausality III Workshop at the University of San Diego
e.g. https://vimeo.com/171013596
https://vimeo.com/171178181 (Rod Sutherland)“However as Jack has pointed out, this involved violation of the Born Rule, and as I’ve pointed out, there would…[Read more]

jacksarfatti commented on the post, Violation of the Born Rule: Implications for Macroscopic Fields. 6 years, 5 months ago
Ruth misunderstands my claim. The Sutherland actionreaction postquantum violation of the Born rule vanishes in the limit where the Glauber coherent state solutions apply to the real world. Therefore, her argument is logically inconsistent.

jacksarfatti commented on the post, Violation of the Born Rule: Implications for Macroscopic Fields. 6 years, 8 months ago
I think this paper is not correct. Of course, if one tries to violate the Born rule using only the equations of orthodox quantum theory, then one will get spurious results like an apparent violation of energy conservation. However, it is quite obvious from Rod Sutherland’s retrocausal “weak measurement” completely relativistic Lagrangian…[Read more]

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Antony Valentini wrote: “First and foremost, as I said in my answer to Question 1, before I studied de BroglieBohm theory properly, I was very puzzled by why we can’t use quantum
nonlocality for signalling. It was as if there was some sort of conspiracy at work in the laws of physics. To explain this, I had drawn the conclusion that we were s…[Read more] 
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