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 > > >