In the description of the quantum immortality gedanken experiment, a
physicist rigs an automatic rifle to a geiger counter to fire into him
upon the detection of an atomic decay event from a bit of radioactive
material. If the many worlds hypothesis is true, the self-awareness of
the physicist will continue to find himself alive after any length of
time in front of his gun, since there exist parallel worlds where the
decay does not occur.
On a microscopic scale this is analogous to the observing a reality in
which the second law of thermodynamics does not hold. for example,
since there is a non-zero probability that molecular interactions will
result in a decrease in entropy in a particular sealed volume under
observation, there exist histories in which this must be observed.
This is never observed. Therefore the MWI is shown to be false.
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