Wei Dai wrote:
> Is there a difference between physical existence and mathematical existence? 
> I suggest thinking about this problem from a different angle.
> 
> Consider a mathematical substructure as a rational decision maker. It seems 
> to me that making a decision ideally would consist of the following steps:
> 
> 1. Identify the mathematical structure that corresponds to "me" (i.e., my 
> current observer-moment)
> 2. Identify the mathematical structures that contain me as substructures.
> 3. Decide which of those I care about.

This seems to assume a dualism in which you are both a mathematical structure 
and at also stand outside the structure caring and making decisions.

Brent Meeker


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