Hi Russell,

    Right! The OM would be the lower bound on a duration spanning any 



From: Russell Standish 
Sent: Monday, May 09, 2011 5:57 PM
To: everything-list@googlegroups.com 
Subject: Re: Against the Doomsday hypothesis
On Mon, May 09, 2011 at 09:17:38AM -0700, meekerdb wrote:
> Having an experience includes experiencing duration and sequence.
> >Russell posited that the OM could be defined as the “state of a
> >machine” in 
> >http://www.mail-archive.com/everything-list@googlegroups.com/msg14307.html
> >
> Why would we suppose something static, like a "state", could
> constitute an OM that includes the experience of time?  That's why I
> think OMs are vague and the term is not well defined.

I thought the whole idea of an OM was that it didn't include the
experience of time. It is an atomic structure of experience. Time can
only be experienced as motion from one OM to the next (via projection,
for example).

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