2009/12/3 soulcatcher☠ <soulcatche...@gmail.com>:
> Hi all,
> every time I read about the anthropic reasoning in physics I can't
> help asking the more general question:
> "Why I am I, not somebody else?"
> Why I see through _this_ eyes, am confined to _this_ brain, was born
> in _this_ year, etc?
> This question seems to me of the same importance as the question "why
> we live in _this_ universe, with _this_ physical laws?". Moreover, I
> have a deep feeling that both questions ultimately should have the
> same answer - I really don't see a difference between "why my universe
> is this, not that" and "why me body/brain is this, not that" questions
> ...
> So. what do you think - why you is _you_, not me or Elvis Presley or whatever?

If you were Elvis and Elvis were you, what difference would that make
to anything?

Stathis Papaioannou


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