[ExI] Everett worlds

Giulio Prisco giulio at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 06:43:57 UTC 2020

Some thoughts and a (semi-serious) visual analogy:

The multiverse of Everett: Spaghetti worlds in quantum sauce

I’ve been researching recent developments of Everett’s “many worlds”
interpretation of quantum mechanics...


On Sun, Aug 16, 2020 at 11:57 AM Giulio Prisco <giulio at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm researching Everett's quantum mechanics again. Is there any
> interpretation or variant of Everett that you are aware of where more
> than one but not all Everett worlds are real?
> For example, one could think that a new "real" world is spawned only
> when there's an inconsistent time loop in a current real world (this
> seems to be the case in Greg Benford's science fiction novel
> Timescape).
> Or, one could think that Everett world's are selected according to
> some reality criteria and only some (but not all) worlds are accepted.
> Like in genetic programming, where many parallel evolutions are
> generated but only some are selected for continuation.
> Thoughts?

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