Re: TECH: Quantum Head Job

From: Andrew Clough (
Date: Thu Oct 11 2001 - 14:39:07 MDT

At 01:06 PM 10/11/2001 -0400, you wrote:
>John Clark wrote:
>This is true, but you didn't get my point. If two quantum entangled
>objects have a rest state, and only are flipped when a person decides to
>flip them, then it doesn't matter how the flip lands, the act of
>flipping is conveying information to the other end: that the coin is
>being flipped (or not).

That is true, but the very act of looking at the coin to see if it was
flipped will cause it to be flipped, so whenever you look at ("observe") a
coin it will appear to be flipped, regardless of whether your partner has
flipped their coin. Actually, there are ways to tell if the coins have
been flipped without observing them first, but that involves them being in
the same location.

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