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Implications of Everett model, thoughts?

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posted on May, 23 2011 @ 07:11 AM
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- Mod's please move it away if you feel it's on the wrong forum -
This hypothesis requires further analysis, however I feel it's good idea to bring it up.



The many-worlds interpretation is a postulate of quantum mechanics that asserts the objective reality of the universal wavefunction, but denies the actuality of wavefunction collapse, which implies that all possible alternative histories and futures are real—each representing an actual "world" (or "universe"). It is also referred to as MWI, the relative state formulation, the Everett interpretation, the theory of the universal wavefunction, many-universes interpretation, or just many worlds.


Now there are many implications of this theory, assuming it's real. Let's also assume that time travel is possible.
Assuming the time travel is possible and everett model is true it brings frightening implications on the real world. As there are infinite possibilities of universes it means that in some of them world looks entirely different. If time travel is possible it means that affecting time line does not have any consequences except changing "current" timeline. However it would be subjective, what current time-line is, so in essence time traveling would mean traveling between possible alternative time-lines and switching the course of one of them. Everett model implicates that every moment new timeline is born.
Can't explain too well:
However time travel would be limited to certain moment, creation of universe, is some sort of reset of this forever branching tree. Now as there is infinite number of universes there is bound to be a universe, where civilization mastered time travel. Time travel would allow this civilization to travel freely through time, and as you travel through time everything else becomes irrelevant. This civilization could harness resourses of alternative timelines. Stellar distances wouldn't matter as you could travel in normal speed and then just go back in time to the time you wanted to be at certain place and time. Everett model makes all moral problems solved as it does not matter if you kill someone as his bound to be alive in other timeline. This can be applied to other civilizations. Imagine if aliens are this timeless civilization and implications of this on "our" life. For them it does not matter what happens to us, but for us....

Thoughts?

I'm just trying to say, what if, Aliens are timeless civilizations in some alternative time-lines. Suddenly it all makes sense I mean, assuming aliens abduct and torture people, for them it does not matter as there is bound to be timeline, where this person never net aliens. Traveling vast distances in space becomes possible, and killing civilization does not matter as there is bound to be universe, where this civilization survives. However, destruction is always real for that time-line. Meaning that if you die here you are dead, but alternative you is not. Imagine ifwe met these aliens......get the picture....?




posted on May, 23 2011 @ 07:20 AM
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Have you ever read about the Montauk Project?
If not you may find it interesting.

Check this out for some info, then google it.... There are a lot of books about it.

Here's a Wiki link

Some versions of the story have time-traveling societies (possibly alien) using 'holes' created by our experiments to come into our space/time.


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posted on May, 23 2011 @ 07:32 AM
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And it goes on and on...
To take it a step further,
as each alternate history is created in each moment, it also stands that each observer at each moment of each alternate time space point, is also creating the full range of possibilities....
but the way around this is the wave collapse function, as each event plays out, the observers as a whole would feed in energy into the range of possible results, at some point the energy of all the possible quantum states would reach a climax or tipping point where the enrgy would click into the most rational common ideal that the observers are creating and the other outcomes would collapse into the one out come..
this is a further postulation on the idea you will come across as you research this.
it relates to the way quantum physics works, if a wave/particle is observed, the act of observation collapses the wave into one outcome... so as we are the observers it only can be that one outcome actually comes to fruition..hope this helps

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posted on May, 23 2011 @ 01:59 PM
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I probably should read up on it more, but neither the Everett or Bohr view a whole lotta sense, the Bohr view seems a little more plausible, but I'm way out of my weight class on this, but still interested.

You all might like this:

At age 19, Mark Everett - better known as E, the frontman of geek-rock outfit Eels - found his scientist father Hugh Everett dead from a heart attack. Everett senior was the underacknowledged quantum physicist who first developed the theory of parallel universes. Now, 25 years after his father's death, Mark wants to get to know this emotionally absent savant who rarely spoke. He does this by interviewing his dad's friends and colleagues. It's a cathartic quest punctured with moments of raw sadness and deadpan witticisms from the cigar-smoking singer. But this isn't just a compelling family saga. It's a one-layman mission of scientific discovery.

and this:

[url=http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=hugh-everett-biography]http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=hugh-everett-biography[/ url]

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