On 11/8/2012 9:44 AM, John Clark wrote:
> A correct prediction would have been W or M.
No! If that "or" is the exclusive "or" then that would have been quite obviously a
INCORRECT prediction. If you don't believe John Clark about this then just interview the
parties after it's all over and see for yourself. The correct prediction would have been
both W AND M.
You, Bruno and John, have spilled a lot of electrons arguing this. I see Bruno's thought
experiment as merely illustrative of how Everett's relative state of conscious observation
might be realized in world that is just a computation - a single computational state can
be continuous with two different successor states; so if consciousness is computation then
a single state of consciousness can be succeeded by two of more different states.
Is this controversial?
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