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 --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to everything-list@googlegroups.com To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---