[time 116] RE: [time 113] RE: [time 69] Spacetime & consciousness

Hitoshi Kitada (hitoshi@kitada.com)
Sun, 4 Apr 1999 00:41:55 +0900

Dear Robert,

My recognition of the present stage of our understanding is that it does not
reach any stage where we can articulate the meanings of the words used in
physics. This is the same as in the age of Born's interpretation.

Best wishes.

-----Original Message-----
From: ca314159 <ca314159@bestweb.net>
To: time@kitada.com <time@kitada.com>
Date: Sunday, April 04, 1999 12:08 AM
Subject: [time 113] RE: [time 69] Spacetime & consciousness

>I really hate resorting to physics jargon and
>mathematics but I think in this case the meanings
>are narrow enough to express what I mean:
> As the state parameters of a density matrix
> become less discrete and more continuous,
> the density matrix becomes more complete,
> until at the extreme the density matrix does
> not represent probabilities but the complete
> classical Newtonian representation of what
> the density matrix was intended to model.
> These intermediate semi-classical stages
> resolve the system that the density matrix
> is modelling.
> The complete density matrix is a fiction in the
> sense that it reduces all non-determinism to
> determinism. Randomness resolved completely
> is not randomness.
> This brings in the concept of infinty which
> leads to the renormalization problem, which is
> solved in many cases by picking a suitable cutoff
> where the density matrix is semi-classically
> sufficient for the intended purpose of the
> modelling.

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