On Feb 20, 1:08 am, Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 19, 2:19 pm, 1Z <peterdjo...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > > It is with some trepidation that I enter into this discussion, but I 
> > > > would
> > > > like to suggest that if MWI is true, where MWI is the Many Worlds
> > > > Interpretation of quantum mechanics, which is where every quantum state 
> > > > in
> > > > every particle interaction is realized in one parallel world/universe or
> > > > another, then there is no need for a god.
> > > Why not? There could an infinite number of the Many Worlds with all
> > > kinds of Gods.
> > QM based MWI woildn't suggest that the supernatural occurs in any
> > universe. Are you familiar with Tegmark's classification?
> Why would Gods be supernatural?

Why would bachelors be married?

> If comp is true, then when we create
> AI beings over which we will have power to stop, start, and reprogram
> their minds as well as their perceived universes, who will we be to
> them other than Gods?

But we are natural so they would be wrong.

"The Goa'uld are false gods!" -- Stargate, passim.

>Computationalism says that we have no way of
> knowing that has not happened yet and MWI (and Tegmark's Level 3
> classification) demands that this is inevitable in some universes.
> In a scenario of infinite universes, how can any possibility be said
> to be supernatural?

There is a supernatural/natual distinction in MWI based multiverses.

> Our idea of quantum could simply be the virtual
> quantum of the simulation furnished to us by our programmers...who
> appear to us as arithmetic Gods because they wish to.
> Craig

Appearance =/= reality.

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