Surely the split is from a single history to multiple histories consistent
with the original? Sure, you could say we move from identity to identity at
random, but that is unlikely under QM and should be similarly improbable
from any other metatheory.
2008/11/17 m.a. <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> *I wonder whether my "selves", after a split, retain their memories from
> the world before the split or now have all the memories appropriate to the
> "self" in the new universe. Theoretically of course, they wouldn't know the
> difference, but it seems strange to think that we might perceive entirely
> new sets of lifetime memories from Planck-second to Planck-second as we move
> through the cloud of possible universes. (Or do I have it completely wrong?)
> marty a.
> Michael Rosefield wrote:
> If there is a split, does it create differentiated consciousnesses? I doubt
> it. Perhaps there are two main causes of splitting: where an event would
> cause different 'observables', or where an event by necessity breaks the
> mechanism of consciousness into different streams. In the latter case, there
> could be a 'connective-tissue' of undecohered universes containing weird
> brains-in-superposition; these aren't consciousness, but perhaps we get a
> bit of bleed-through from the edges.
> Or is that just too darned uninformed and ridiculous...?
> 2008/11/16 Günther Greindl <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> For instance, you don't have to perform a QM-experiment with explicit
>> setup, looking around is enough - photons hit your eyes with different
>> polarizations; why should no splitting occur here?
>> Why only in the case where you perform an up/down-amplification
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