Saturday, May 28, 2011

Defending Copenhagen

Lubos Motl writes:
There's a lot of misunderstandings being spread about the Copenhagen interpretation - and I would say that some of them should better be classified as deliberately propagated lies and propaganda. In this text, I would like to clarify some of them. ...

So all the points of the Copenhagen interpretation were right and ...

Well, I surely don't expect that people will stop being hysterically angry about the Copenhagen interpretation and its alleged flaws - which don't exist. But at least, I would like to see the chronic Copenhagen haters to acknowledge that the Copenhagen interpretation says what it says and that it clearly doesn't have any demonstrable flaws. It has no internal inconsistencies and it is not in contradiction to any observation done as of today.
Motl has some strange views, but he is mostly correctly on this. The Copenhagen interpretation is not the best, and it has fallen out of favor but it is extremely useful and there is nothing wrong with it.


  1. Before you say something is crackpot you should do an honest investigation. You have not done so. Shame on you.

  2. Wow, you are calling me dishonest because I defended the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics? I did not even mention what you promote on