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26 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 10 April 2008 07:41AM

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Comment author: JessRiedel 10 April 2008 06:18:47PM 0 points [-]

I guess, Eliezer, that I would be concerned about convincing everyone that the universe runs along like a computer, computing amplitudes locally (which seems to be the gist of your discussion). To do so would certainly make people *feel* like QM isn't confusing; it would just be wave mechanics. But this would give people a false confidence, I think, and is not how the universe appears to operate.

But this is the first post, so I'll try to confine my criticism until you've wrapped up your discussion.