Youness Ayaita wrote: > Directly speaking: Since all observers must expect to get their next > observer moments out of the same ensemble of observer moments, there > is no reason to insist on different preferences.
Youness, ASSA does not mean what you think, that "all observers must expect to get their next observer moments out of the same ensemble of observer moments." What it actually says is that each observer should reason as if his observer moment was randomly selected from some distribution. ASSA doesn't say anything about what to expect for the "next" observer moment. The type of reasoning you can do with ASSA does not depend on the concept of a "next" observer moment at all. I think what you have done is created a new philosophical assumption, that says each observer should act (as opposed to reason) as if he expects his next observer moment to be randomly selected from a universal distribution. (This is a bit reminiscent to John Rawls's veil of ignorance.) To avoid confusion, let's call it something else besides ASSA. --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ 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 -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---