On Thu, Apr 18, 2002 at 11:57:28AM -0700, Brent Meeker wrote: > Your approaches seem incoherent to me. If the universe is defined by a > complete computable description then that description includes you and > whatever decision process your brain implements. To treat the universe as > computable and your choices as determined by some utility function and > decision theory is contradictory.
Why is that contradictory? Please explain. Also, what alternative do you propose?