I agree that the Fred Hoyle style "spotlight" isn't needed, leads to an unnecessary
external time and infinite regress, etc.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marchal [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Sunday, 16 September 2001 4:46 a.m.
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Re: FW: Conditional probability & continuity of consciousness
> Charles Goodwin wrote:
> >> From: Marchal [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> >> I mean the feeling of being spotted could perhaps be explained, and
> >> certainly is in need for an explanation.
> >You lost me with that last sentence, and just when I thought
> I was doing
> >so well. (I assume it has nothing to do with chicken
> Jesse Mazer was proposing a collection of all observer-moment, but was
> adding a sort of external spotlight going through that set for
> justifying actuality. I was saying that that feeling of actuality is
> build in in the observer-moment. No need of that spot, which would
> have need an external absolute time (if I don't simplify to much
> Jesse Mazer post).