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    Can Future Events Influence the Present?

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    Widom, Srivastava, and Sassaroli have published [Phys. Lett. A 203, 255 (1995)] a calculation which purports to show that "future events can affect present events". In this note an error in their calculation is identified.Comment: 3 pages, LaTeX, no figure

    How to Measure a Beable

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    A brief discussion is given of measurement within the context of a theory of "beables", e.g. theories of de Broglie, Bohm, Bell, Vink, and also "modal" theories. It is shown that even in an ideal von Neumann measurement of a beable, the measured value may not agree with the value which the beable had prior to the measurement.Comment: 11 pages, LaTeX, no figure
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