On 30/09/2007, Russell Standish <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > On Sun, Sep 30, 2007 at 08:17:34PM +1000, Stathis Papaioannou wrote: > > > > Is the DA incompatible with QI? According to MWI, your measure in the > > multiverse is constantly dropping with age as versions of you meet > > their demise. According to DA, your present OM is 95% likely to be in > > the first 95% of all OM's available to you. Well, that's why you're a > > few decades old, rather than thousands of years old at the > > ever-thinning tail end of the curve. But this is still consistent with > > the expectation of an infinite subjective lifespan as per QI. > > > > Incidently, this is the core of Jacques Mallah's argument against > QTI. In the end, I discovered that his argument was internally > consistent, but relied on the ASSA assumption, which I wasn't > comfortable with. I wrote about this debate in my book.
Could this be a way to reconcile both ASSA and RSSA? You can expect to survive indefinitely *and* you can expect to find yourself in a period of high measure. It also explains why you aren't the oldest person in the world. -- Stathis Papaioannou --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---