*Stathis wrote:*
 *You may as well claim that an infinite single universe should not
existbecause it boggles the human mind.
*

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*Stathis Papaioannou*
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We are talking *"think of"* rather than* 'exist'* - unless you consider it
as 'existing in someones boggled mind" as an idea (boggled thought,
nightmare).
John M


On 5/25/10, Michael Gough <innovative.engin...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> The branching is occurring at every moment, so if even one set of said
> parents got it on, there would be "umpteen trillons(TM)" of copies of said
> individual. It has nothing to do really with the parents at all. Once you
> exist, there's umpteen trillions of copies that stem from the state of the
> individual at each moment in time.
>
> On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 5:59 AM, m.a. <marty...@bellsouth.net> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>>  ----- Original Message -----
>> *From:* Stathis Papaioannou <stath...@gmail.com>
>> *To:* everything-list@googlegroups.com
>>  *Sent:* Thursday, May 20, 2010 4:35 PM
>> *Subject:* Re: Quantum Immortality considering "Passing Out"
>>
>>
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>> On 20/05/2010, at 4:12 PM, "m.a." <marty...@bellsouth.net> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>  I may have this all wrong, but it seems to me that for there to be
>> umpteen trillion copies of a person there had to be umpteen trillion (UT)
>> copies of his parents. And only a relatively small sub-group of those met
>> and cohabited at the exact moment of his/her conception. But the same must
>> have been true for their parents and their parents' parents and so forth
>> back to the primoridal slime. And this staggering foliation of universes
>> only covers one specific zygote of two specific gametes. What of all the
>> other UT^UT combinations leading to the creation of other individuals just
>> on this family tree? And what of all the other combinations and histories of
>> every human, animal, insect and bacterium on this planet? Does it really
>> make sense to assume numbers of universes so far beyond our ability to
>> conceive of?    marty a.
>>
>>
>> You may as well claim that an infinite single universe should not exist
>> because it boggles the human mind.
>>
>>
>> Stathis Papaioannou
>>
>> I don't know, Stathis. Somehow it seems easier for me to conceive of ONE
>> infinite universe than to conceive of umpteen trillion trillion
>> trillion^umpteen trillion trillion trillion^umpteen...universes. My "mind"
>> is obviously more limited than yours.     m.a.
>>
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