Quantum Semantics

Parallel universes is not a particularly compelling interpretation of quantum mechanics, it seems to be due to linguistic confusion between ‘what can be known at one point in time given what is known at another’ with ‘is’.

Wave-particle duality is also a linguistic confusion: ‘quantum waves’ are a mathematical tool for doing a computation, all measurements of waves I have seen are measured on ensembles of particles- not on single ones. IE associating a wave with a particle for doing a computation lets us predict a distribution of values of measurements made on sets of particles.


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