Sounds to me what Tipler was arguing in "Physics of
Immortality". Whilst the "Omega Point Theory" developed in that book
is interesting and fun, most of the rest of the book is rubbish. 

Cheers

On Tue, May 24, 2005 at 10:35:03PM -0400, danny mayes wrote:
> to the effect that not only must the universe allow for intelligent 
> observers, specifically us, but that the universe must allow for 
> intelligent observers to be able to recreate or emulate their existence? 
> Maybe a stronger version would be to recreate or emulate infinitely.  I 
> am aware of the final AP, which suggests life, or information 
> processing, will exist forever.  However, thats not quite as strong or 
> final as what I'm suggesting. 
> 

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