On 09 May 2011, at 05:58, meekerdb wrote:
On 5/8/2011 7:53 PM, Stephen Paul King wrote:
I think that the ‘Surprise 20 Questions’ idea that John Wheeler
considered in his famous ‘It from Bit’ paper might be more
appropriate. Any OM that is a possible continuance of another OM
must not contain information that is inconsistent with any previous
OM in its sequence, up to some constant that relates to the upper
bound on the resolving power of a typical measurement. We
additionally need to consider that possible interactions between
physical systems would also constrain the information in the OMs
such that no OM in a sequence could contain information that
contradicts that of another that is related to some separate but co-
Instead of thinking of the content of OMs in terms of some
statistical measure, I think that it might be a better idea to
consider exactly how OM are sequenced together such that the White
Rabbit problem is minimized. This method is what Pratt uses in his
residuation idea in his process dualism solution to the concurrency
problem, where each state/event transition occurs so long as both
physical conservation laws and logical non-contradiction laws are
upheld. It seems to me that this bypasses the measure problem
It might bypass the measure problem if the world were Newtonian,
i.e. deterministic. But QM tells us that it isn't.
The measure problem might be bypassed if the the world were Newtonian,
and if we were infinite non Turing emulable entities. Comp prevents
this, and QM confirms this.
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