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my message mistakenly sent to scerir > I think two things are being confused. First, the laws of physics, second, > the laws of probability. A gas particle follow physical rules (movement, > bumping, thermal vibrations) and lots of gas particles together follow > probability rules (low probability of people suffocating in rooms). > > The paradox Feredico is proposing is that in an infinite universe > probability laws are local and not constant. Observers in different parts of > the universe would come up with the same physical laws but different > probability laws. Gas molecules will do their bumping the same way > everywhere, but when put together in some "pockets" of inverted probability > the molecules will have very high likelihood of ending up in room corners. > > 1. observers in these areas would make similar physical theories, different > caos/statistics/probability theories > > 2. observers in many areas of the universe would not be able to evolve or > survive since the system tends to extremes or does not favor stable physical > behavior (evolution cannot happen) ... but there could be other kinds of > evolution in these areas - just think about a gigantic bayesian system in > which the right thoughts pop up because of different probability rules... > superintelligence could be achieved very simply. > > So there is no real paradox, just the fact that probability rules are not > constant in an infinite universe; I personally don't believe in things that > are infinite though. > > > mirai++ >