Have you tried reading Tegmark's paper? It's simpler if everything exists. I
am happy trying to explain what exists, not what I speculate may exist. Have
fun, though, Brent.
----- Original Message -----
From: Brent Meeker <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Sunday, March 18, 2001 6:49 PM
Subject: Re: Transporter Paradox

> On 17-Mar-01, James Higgo wrote:
> > Bravo, George. This is a derivation of Liebnitz's point.
> >
> > How many more ingenious 'solutions' will there be to the paradoxes
> > that belief in a 'first person' leads to? Quite a few I imagine, as
> > nobody can countenance for a split-second that they don't exist as a
> > 'person'. They absolutely insist on assuming a whole world of
> > remembered experience of which they have no direct knowledge. It seems
> > we are hard-wired not to hear the question, not to allow ourselves to
> > doubt our souls for a moment.
> Of course we are hard-wired to perceive the passage of time,
> three-dimensional space, and the pleasure of sex.  Physics and Darwin
> provide explanations of this.  What's your explanation?...oh, never
> mind, I know..."It just is."
> Brent Meeker

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