Re: Quantum Time Travel

From: Jacques M. Mallah <>
Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2000 18:59:13 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 25 Feb 2000 wrote:
> writes:
> > Ok, maybe you can clarify something since that doesn't make much
> > sense to me. Suppose one wanted to keep objectivity and consciousness.
> > What would such a theory be like?
> You would have to give up (first person) relativity and this would be your
> theory I guess. However, it would be problematic. Giving up first person
> relativity goes against Everett's assertion that no observer state in
> superposition is privileged. In other words, giving up first person
> relativity implies that there is an absolute real observer state and all the
> other observer states are imaginary. This approach would be incompatible with
> the MWI.

        That doesn't make any sense. The real problem is you still have
not explained why you think the three (MWI, objective reality, and
consciousness) are incompatible.
        Obviously they aren't. I believe in all three. All conscious
observer states are objectively real.

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