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    McCarthy also described it as the “angelic operator”.

    I have essentially zero physics knowledge, but I like to think that something like the angelic operator is working under the hood of the Universe when it comes to quantum entanglement: the angelic operator goes back and “fixes” quantum states to match what happened at the macro level; it goes back and finds quantum states that work given what ended up (needing to be) observed.

    Like I said, I know nothing of physics, but it was something I thought of when I first read McCarthy’s original description.

    (If anyone knows anything about quantum physics, I’d love an ELI5 of how I’m wrong.)