From: Bruno Marchal <>
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 10:02:06 +0200

Le 14-avr.-05, à 13:53, Brent Meeker a écrit :

> Before drawing drastic conclusions, like QTI, from the multiple-worlds
> (or
> better, the relative state) interpretation of QM, it would be good to
> remember
> that it is just one of several intepretations. Bohm's interpretation
> will
> leave you as dead as classical physics. So will Penrose's and other
> modified
> theories with real collapse of the wave-function. My personal
> favorite is
> decoherence (Zurek, Joos, Zeh, et al) with a lower bound on non-zero
> probabilities as outlined by Omnes.

Omnes is just Everett + a new axiom asserting the uniqueness of the
Bohm is Everett + a new axiom based on a (non covariant) potential
guiding some
prefered observable result (particle's positions).
Decoherence *is* Everett (as people can understand by reading his long

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