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John Clark wrote:
> Adrian Tymes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > And here is where our information diverges. If, indeed, modifying the
> > spin is impossible for Alice, then you are right: that method won't
> > work. If it is possible to modify the spin, then your argument falls
> > apart on that statement.
> If it was possible to change the spin at will of an entangled particle without
> destroying the delicate entanglement with its twin then yes, I could indeed
> communicate faster than light. If that were possible I could do even communicate
> with the past. If that were possible I could send you a reply to your post before
> you had even written it .
How could you communicate with the past. Causality is not violated even
when light speed limits are in entanglement.
> If that were possible I could send a text file of all the
> Harry Potter books to myself 10 years ago and then when J K Rowling got
> around to actually writing them sue her for plagiarism. But it isn't so I can't.
And JK has already been sued for plagiarism.... ;)
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