[ExI] Everett worlds

Giulio Prisco giulio at gmail.com
Sun Aug 16 16:59:16 UTC 2020

On 2020. Aug 16., Sun at 18:43, Dylan Distasio via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 16, 2020, 12:24 PM John Clark via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> Incidentally, we know from experiment that Bell's Inequality is violated,
>> therefore we know for a fact that if an atom of Uranium decays now and not
>> an hour or a century from now because of hidden variables those hidden
>> variables can't be local. But if the universe is not local it's very hard
>> for me to understand why we've been so successful at explaining so many
>> things about it, it seems to me we would have to understand everything
>> before we understood anything.
>> John K Clark
> John-
> Doesn't the fact that quantum effects are not a factor at a relatively
> small size of matter explain why we are able to under as much as we have
> been able to about the universe (classical physics, chemistry,
> spectrography, even relativity)?
> I feel like once we get down to concepts like entanglement, it continues
> to point to a very fundamental lack of understanding of what quantum
> effects actually are showing us.  For me, non-local effects remain one of
> the more baffling aspects of quantum mechanics, although the entire theory
> would be hard to believe in any interpretation of it if we didn't have
> experimental evidence of it.
> The idea of needing an observer to collapse a wave has always bothered me,
> but I also don't like the idea that the many world's hypothesis seems very
> hard to test.
> Are there any good recent books presenting the latest quantum theory that
> are non-mathematician friendly, yet still scratch the surface?
Sean Carroll’s last book Something Deeply Hidden is good. Carroll is an

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