But the mwi faq suggests decoherence takes place, not a mystery 
consciousness link, and I don't recall Deutch making any reference to
this in Fabric of Reality.

Ken


> Hi Ken
> 
> This is also something Han Moravec identified. It's true that Everett does
> not say this explicitly, but it is implicit in his paper, at least the way I
> read it. But I'm really just following Deutsch, and a few discussions with
> Rainer Plaga. 
> 
> Essentially, MWI is no better than Copenhagen if this is not true as there
> is a mystery consciousness link initiating a split.
> 
> James
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:       Ken Fisher [SMTP:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > Sent:       Tuesday, November 23, 1999 2:17 PM
> > To: Higgo James
> > Cc: '[EMAIL PROTECTED]'
> > Subject:    Re: middle way
> > 
> > Hi James
> > 
> > > What's up with the list? I seem not to heve received anything since
> > > 20th November. Did I unsubscribe by mistake? And where's the archive?
> > 
> > I've received 10 messages since then and I'm still able to access 
> > the archive at http://www.escribe.com/science/theory/
> > 
> > > Comments, please, on the following piece for inclusion in the Journal of
> > the
> > > Buddhist society. Notification of any actual inaccuracies will be
> > especially
> > > welcome.
> > 
> > I think it's good and I didn't find any inaccuracies, but I do have a 
> > question. You say:
> > 
> > "According to Everett's MWI, the universe is branching off every 
> > Planck Time [1e-43 second] into countless billions of other 
> > universes, each an unmoving snapshot in time, and each branching out 
> > in turn."
> > 
> > You've suggested in several of your posts to this list and the avoidl 
> > list that the universe branches *"every Planck time"*, but I've never 
> > found another source that seems so sure about it. I'd be interested 
> > if you have any references.
> > 
> > It's certainly not the view, for example, of the mwi faq at 
> > http://www.hedweb.com/everett/everett.htm#do which says:
> > "Worlds irrevocably "split" at the sites of measurement-like
> > interactions associated with thermodynamically irreversible 
> > processes..."
> > 
> > I'd very much appreciate comments about this either from you or 
> > from anyone else on the list.
> > 
> > Ken Fisher
> 
> 
> 

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