On 6/1/2012 10:23 AM, Bruno Marchal wrote:
You might be disturbed by the fact that in experience 2, the "original" remains the same person, so we don't count him as a new person, each time he steps in the box. This, in my opinion, illustrates again that we have to use RSSA instead of ASSA.

Suppose the original goes to Mars and the copy stays behind. Then the probability the original went to Mars is 1.

The question is asked before the guy enter in the box. This is a "step 5" case. The probability to feel to stay the original is 1/2.

Everybody feels they are the original. The question before he enters the box is, "Will you find yourself on Mars?" To which he could reply, "What does 'you' refer to?"



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