Quantum teleportation, FTL, and causality; was Re: Cat 5 extended run?

Barry Roberts blr at robertsr.us
Tue Mar 12 18:14:37 MDT 2013


On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 6:06 PM, Daniel C. <dcrookston at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 7:56 PM, Dave Smith <dave at thesmithfam.org> wrote:
>>> For the Mormons here - how does this square with your religious beliefs?
>>
>> You mean the fact that Levi believes FTL information transfer is impossible? Not too bad.
>
> No, I mean the fact that FTL travel (as well as time travel in
> general) would create causality violations.  If you believe in a deity
> that can travel and communicate faster than light and also travel
> through time, how do you make the two match up?

You might consider this just hand-waving, but I believe we're about as
smart about real physics as the inhabitants of  Flatland.  There are
entire dimensions our mortal minds probably aren't even capable of
comprehending.


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