On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be> wrote: > you never address the question asked in the step 3. >
I never got beyond step 0, or maybe it was step -1, the idea that 2 identical consciousnesses are not identical. > > You avoid answering the paragraphs of my reply to you, notably with the > movie-multiplication experiment. > We went into that movie business of yours in considerable detail 7 or 8 iterations ago, if you said anything new I would have responded with a new reply. You didn't. > you seem to avoid the idea that your copies in the movie-multiplication > (say) all agree that they have seen only one movie, and that almost all > agree that they were unable to predict which one, > Been there done that. Indeterminacy exists, and if the screen is truly random then the most likely thing I will see is white noise, other than that no good predictions can be made no matter how many John K Clarks there are because that is what "random" means. All this has been known for over 80 years. > You just avoid systematically to answer the question asked. > True, when Bruno Marchal postulates that there are 6.02 *10^23 John K Clarks running around in increasingly convoluted thought experiments and then asks what is the probability that "I" saw this or that then this John K Clark simply has no answer to give to that Bruno Marchal. John K Clark -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.