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  • Jack Sarfatti Stephen Hawking has warned us to keep a low profile with ET.

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  • Jack Sarfatti On May 17, 2013, at 11:04 AM, Adam Crowl wrote:

    "Of course no one ever discusses the theories that Eric's collaborator, Jacques Vallee, has about the nature and purpose of UFOs. Too scary? That ET might have a sinister agenda? Might want to mess with our heads for their own ends?"

    I replied:
    Yes, you are correct. However, if Jacques is correct there is even less reason to support clunky rockets for interstellar travel! Indeed, Dan Throop Smith is running with Vallee's ball in his comical eccentric way of course.

    Of course, any advanced civilization with warp-wormhole WEAPONRY will also most likely have post-quantum signal nonlocality mind-control psychotronics.
    Subquantum Information and Computation
    Antony Valentini
    (Submitted on 11 Mar 2002 (v1), last revised 12 Apr 2002 (this version, v2))
    It is argued that immense physical resources - for nonlocal communication, espionage, and exponentially-fast computation - are hidden from us by quantum noise, and that this noise is not fundamental but merely a property of an equilibrium state in which the universe happens to be at the present time. It is suggested that 'non-quantum' or nonequilibrium matter might exist today in the form of relic particles from the early universe. We describe how such matter could be detected and put to practical use. Nonequilibrium matter could be used to send instantaneous signals, to violate the uncertainty principle, to distinguish non-orthogonal quantum states without disturbing them, to eavesdrop on quantum key distribution, and to outpace quantum computation (solving NP-complete problems in polynomial time).
    Comments: 10 pages, Latex, no figures. To appear in 'Proceedings of the Second Winter Institute on Foundations of Quantum Theory and Quantum Optics: Quantum Information Processing', ed. R. Ghosh (Indian Academy of Science, Bangalore, 2002). Second version: shortened at editor's request; extra material on outpacing quantum computation (solving NP-complete problems in polynomial time)
    Subjects: Quantum Physics (quant-ph)
    Journal reference: Pramana - J. Phys. 59 (2002) 269-277
    DOI: 10.1007/s12043-002-0117-1
    Report number: Imperial/TP/1-02/15
    Cite as: arXiv:quant-ph/0203049
    (or arXiv:quant-ph/0203049v2 for this version)

    They will have solved the mind-matter problem perhaps along the lines I have suggested well described here by Michael Towler in Lecture 8

    http://www.tcm.phy.cam.ac.uk/~mdt26/pilot_waves.html

‘Standard quantum mechanics’: the Copenhagen interpretation
“A philosophical extravaganza dictated by despair” (Schr¨odinger)


1. System completely described by wave function   representing observer’s knowledge of the system, or ‘potentiality’. The wave function is all there is. ‘Hidden variables’ impossible. (Heisenberg)

2. Description of nature essentially probabilistic. Probability of event related to square of amplitude of wave function related to it (Born rule). ‘Measurement’ randomly picks out exactly one of the many possibilities allowed for by the state’s wave function through nonlocal ‘collapse process’.

3. Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle: observed fact that it is not possible to know values of all properties of system at same time; those properties not known with precision must be described by probabilities. Properties in fact supposed to be indeterminate not uncertain.

4. Complementarity principle: there is no logical picture (obeying classical propositional logic) that can simultaneously describe and be used to reason about all properties of a quantum system. Example: matter exhibits a wave-particle duality. An experiment can show the particle-like properties of matter, or wave-like properties, but not both at the same time. (Niels Bohr)

5. Measuring devices are essentially classical devices, and measure classical properties such as position and momentum.

6. The ‘correspondence principle’ of Bohr and Heisenberg: the quantum mechanical description of large systems should closely approximate to the classical description.

Now well-known that Copenhagen cannot be reconstructed as a coherent
philosophical framework - it is a collection of local, often contradictory, arguments
embedded in changing theoretical and sociopolitical circumstances.. ..riddled with
vaccillations, about-faces and inconsistencies. [See Mara Beller book ‘Quantum Dialogue’]

- Towler Bohm Lecture 1


On Jul 16, 2012, at 3:14 AM, JACK SARFATTI wrote:

Michael Towler wrote about Bohr:

"(Circular) demonstrations of consistency disguised as compelling arguments of inevitability. [Those who do not agree are] ‘unable to face the facts’ and disagreeing with the masters of the universe thus becomes bad for your career.”

in his Cambridge lectures on Bohm’s quantum theory

Well and good, but the same flaw is found in the proofs prohibiting entanglement signaling.

The no-cloning theorem is incomplete. It only forbids a small class of devices like Nick Herbert’s FLASH based on linearity and unitarity.

There are other ways to skin Schrodinger’s Cat.