A critical look at popular ‘retrocausation’ claims. Do they hold up?

In this publication, I address popular uses of the term ‘retrocausation’ in connection with quantum theory, and find that there is much that needs to be corrected and clarified. Much of the discussion in the literature on this topic involves inconsistencies and equivocation about what retrocausation really is, and about what it can do.  In particular, a ‘block world’ view of spacetime (which assumes that all of spacetime exists for all times as a set of unique events) does not support any dynamics, either forward or backwards, so there is no truly dynamical ‘retrocausation’ in a block world. Click here for the specifics: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1607.04196.pdf

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