Could information go backward in time?

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Applied to the psychological arrow of time, that would mean that we could remember the future, instead of the past. We would make a killing on prediction markets if we knew in advance how all contacts would expire. :-D

But, in micro physics, strange things are common. Eliezer Yudkowsky wrote about the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox, lately, but he got all things wrong.

I did a quick research on the Internet and found out that Olivier Costa De Beauregard is still hot on his interpretation of the EPR paradox &#8212-interpretation which introduces the concept of &#8220-zigzagging causality&#8221-, and which abides by both the physics of quantum mechanics and Einstein&#8217-s physics of general relativity.

Timelike Nonseparability and Retrocausation &#8211- PDF file

My thoughts:

  1. Reading Eliezer Yudkowsky at Overcoming Bias is a waste of time.
  2. It&#8217-s better to read the best physicists directly, when you are interesting in an issue.
  3. Robin Hanson and Olivier Costa De Beauregard should meet around a round of white Porto. They both studied (and are fond of) both physics and philosophy.
  4. As always, the solutions to complex problems (e.g., the EPR paradox) are crazy. &#8220-Zigzagging causality&#8221- is crazy, but it might well be the solution.
  5. Discoverers like Robin Hanson and Olivier Costa De Beauregard were often called on their craziness. When Louis De Broglie first heard about the &#8220-zigzagging causality&#8221- idea, he suggested to his secretary that Olivier Costa De Beauregard had a screw lose. Robin Hanson is familiar with that kind of reaction. :-D

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