Re: Bayes Destroyed?

From: Bruno Marchal <>
Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2009 14:22:44 +0200

On 29 Aug 2009, at 08:09, marc.geddes wrote:

> Bohm's interpretation of QM is utterly precise and was published in a
> scientific journal (Phys. Rev, 1952). In the more than 50 years
> since, no technical rebuttal has yet been found, and it is fully
> consistent with all predictions of standard QM. In fact the Bohm
> interpretation is the only realist interpretation offering a clear
> picture of what’s going on – other interpretations such as Bohr deny
> that there’s an objective reality at all at the microscopic level,
> bring in vague ideas like the importance of ‘consciousness’ or
> ‘observers’ and postulate mysterious ‘wave functions collapses, or
> reference a fantastical ‘multiverse’ of unobservables, disconnected
> from actual concrete reality. Bohm is the *only* non-mystical
> interpretation!

Bohm's QM is a variant of QM, which keeps the Everett many worlds, but
use a very unclear theory of mind, and a very unclear notion of
particle to make one hidden Everett branch of reality "more real" than
the other, and this by reintroducing non-locality in the picture, and
many zombies in the universal wave.


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