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Causal Ubiquity in Quantum Physics

A Superluminal and Local-Causal Physical Ontology

Raphael Neelamkavil

A fixed highest criterial velocity (of light) in STR (special theory of relativity) is a convention for a layer of physical inquiry. QM (Quantum Mechanics) avoids action-at-a-distance using this concept, but accepts non-causality and action-at-a-distance in EPR (Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen-Paradox) entanglement experiments. Even in such allegedly «non-causal» processes, something exists processually in extension-motion, between the causal and the «non-causal». If STR theoretically allows real-valued superluminal communication between EPR entangled particles, quantum processes become fully causal. That is, the QM world is sub-luminally, luminally and superluminally local-causal throughout, and the Law of Causality is ubiquitous in the micro-world. Thus, «probabilistic causality» is a merely epistemic term.
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Chapter 7. Causality in Some Quantum Experiments


To begin with more pointed discussions in QM, I present here a fundamental first-step argument in support of the claim of ubiquity of causation in the micro-world. Even the non-causalist and acausalist in QM, before claiming authenticity for their version of non-causality and acausality, begins with the admission that the initial intervention (basically causal, however otherwise it may be termed) by a photon on the path of an electron or of another photon is the first (causal) action. After this one begins to imagine that something inexplicable has happened just after that and that this “lack” of absolute (classical) determinacy in the specific measurement process (continuous upon the initial intervention) yields now a full-fledged non-causality or acausality as inherent in the very meaning of the Uncertainty Principle with respect to the very next moment or milli-second after the causal interaction.

For example, note how non-causality (the opposite of causality) or acausality (non-commitment to causality) cannot be rebuilt into the moment of inception of the experiment that gives rise to the Uncertainty Principle by merely misinterpreting the lack of absolutely exact knowledge of a system as somehow implying an absolute lack of exact knowledge:

Heisenberg was the first to question this basic assumption [of exact knowledge and exact observation] of classical physics. He published a paper in 1927 where he presented a detailed new analysis of the nature of experimentation. The most important feature of his paper was the observation that it is not possible to obtain...

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