On Feb 4, 12:45 pm, David Nyman <da...@davidnyman.com> wrote:
> On 4 February 2011 12:34, 1Z <peterdjo...@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> >> What I think I'm still missing is the precise significance of "has to"
> >> in the above.
>
> > If platonism/AR is false, there has to be a real physical world,
> > because there is then no mathematical world for the appearance of
> > a real world to emerge from
>
> Yes, obviously.  But I'm querying why Bruno says that this world "has
> to" be different from what comp predicts, given that comp itself can
> only be true absent such difference.  It seems self-contradictory to
> me.
>
> David
>

Yes. Comp+Plato predicts a certain amount of weirdness,  but there is
no contrasting
reason to expect "real" physics to be weirdness free...in fact, if
physics cohered exactly
with human intuitions, that would be suspiciously idealistic and
somewhat contradictory
to physical realism.

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