Jesse Mazer writes:
> If you impose the condition I discussed earlier that absolute probabilities 
> don't change over time, or in terms of my analogy, that the water levels in 
> each tank don't change because the total inflow rate to each tank always 
> matches the total outflow rate, then I don't think it's possible to make 
> sense of the notion that the observer-moments in that torture-free minute 
> would have 10^100 times greater absolute measure. If there's 10^100 times 
> more water in the tanks corresponding to OMs during that minute, where does 
> all this water go after the tank corresponding to the last OM in this 
> minute, and where is it flowing in from to the tank corresponding to the 
> first OM in this minute?

I would propose to implement the effect by duplicating the guy 10^100 times
during that minute, then terminating all the duplicates after that time.

What happens in your model when someone dies in some fraction of the
multiverse?  His absolute measure decreases, but where does the now-excess
"water" go?

Hal Finney

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