2009/4/2 Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be>: >> I would say that if you are at a fork where one version of you loses >> all memories and another does not, then you will find yourself going >> down the no memory loss path. > > At which point? Also, why is it that we din't survive them to the > continuation where we don't ever mage very weird (amnesic) dreams. > We would not survive salvia at all.
This sounds a bit like the argument which says that if QI is true, we could never fall asleep, since we don't experience unconsciousness and therefore we would only experience the worlds where we stay awake indefinitely. That argument is invalid, unless we are falling asleep permanently, i.e. dying. If we fall asleep and wake up again, or experience amnesia and recover, then the worlds where that happens are *not* excluded by QI. They are simply worlds where you have a gap in consciousness, as valid when you are calculating subjective probabilities as the (in general far less common) worlds where there is no such gap. -- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---