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> From: Marchal [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
>
> Perhaps. But if you do that move, everyone is resurrected in
> everyone, and
> there is only one person in the multiverse. I don't know. James Higgo
> was more radical on this, he defended the idea of zero person.
> With just comp this issue is probably undecidable. I guess
> comp (perhaps
> QM too) can lead to a vast variety of incompatible but
> consistent point of
> view on those matter. Comp is compatible whith a lot of personal
> possible interpretations of what is identity. What is
> possible to prove
> with comp is the non normative principle according to which personal
> identity is *in part* necessarily a matter of personal opinion.
> What remains to do is to compute the "real" probabilities to
> backtrack with
> amnesia compare to the probability to quantum/comp-survive
> big injuries.
> I doubt we have currently the tools to do those computations.

I will be interested to know the results when you do!

Of course the doctrine of reincarnation (it always seemed to me) only requires one 
soul - a bit like Feynman's one-electron
universe, it just zip-zags back and forth...

Charles

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