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Posted by Bruce on October 2, 2003 22:30:36 UTC

being able to conclude are out of eachothers lightcone. The only frame where the boxes would be opened simultaneously is the frame the clocks were synched in. You don't need to go through all that to conclude the reference frames changed when the clocks were separated. Since when does SR [or GR] pretend to know how events are ordered behind a horizon anyway? You are claiming that QM and SR are logically inconsistent based on the thought experiment posted. Let a signal be sent confirming when Fred opened his box and allow enough time for it to reach Elle and then they can determine who opened their box first. One thing is for sure the answer won't conflict with the prediction relativity would make for this scenerio.

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