[ExI] R: Re: R: Re: Cramer on impossibility of FTL communication

John Clark johnkclark at gmail.com
Fri Sep 4 16:57:24 UTC 2015

On Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 10:39 AM, Adrian Tymes <atymes at gmail.com> wrote:

​>> ​
>> The common cause is their entanglement, which happens at their
>> manufacture.
> ​> ​
> Or can you find me anything that directly counters this explanation?

​ ​
​ a billion years ago produces 2 entangled photons and sends them in
opposite directions. A billion years later and a billion light years from
its manufacturing point I spin my polarizing filter at random and it
happens to stop at 78 degrees. There is always a 50% chance a undetermined
photon will make it past a filter set at any polarization and if it does
then the photon is polarized at 78 degrees and so is it's distant brother
photon. A billion years after I made my measurement and 3 billion light
years away if somebody happened to place a filter set at 78 degrees
to intercept that other entangled photon there would be a 100% chance the
photon will get through.

If it had gone the other way (and there is a 50% chance it could have) and
my photon had not made it through my filter then the distant photon must
be oriented at 168 degrees (78 +90) and there would be a 0% chance it would
make it through the filter set at 78 degrees a billion years in the future
and 3 billion light years away.

The key time in all this, the time when its properties were finalized,
seems to be the time the photon was measured not the time it was

  John K Clark

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