On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 12:48 PM, Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be> wrote:
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> On 23 Jan 2013, at 23:50, Richard Ruquist wrote:
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>> On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 12:49 PM, Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be> wrote:
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>>> Arithmetical truth is a sort of block-brains-in-a-vat
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>> This is what I mean by the term "Quantum Mind"
>> I think of the Quantum Mind as a Block Metaverse
>> containing all possible universes which is timeless
>> since everything in the MWI Metaverse is known
>> to first order like the trajectories of the galacies,
>> stars and planets. and probably all cosmic events like supernovae.
>> As you say, I think, it is first person uncertainty that forces
>> what I call the Quantum   Mind to recalculate the future
>> and therefore time is introduced.
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> OK. You might still look a little bit like assuming some physical reality,
> which cannot be done if we want extract a theory of both quanta and qualia.
> It can be done in the meta-theory, but not in the theory itself.
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> The terming "quantum mind" has (bad, imo) connotations related to the misuse
> (I think) of QM in cognition, like assuming consciousness reduces the wave
> packet.
> Although there is arguably a first person indeterminacy in QM (without
> collapse), it should be recovered from the arithmetical (or comp) first
> person indeterminacy (if my UDA point is without flaw).
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> Bruno

Well now that gets us back to my original question,
is it possible that arithmetics created matter
in the beginning, whatever that means,
and that matter evolved according
 to arithmetic predictions since then
(so to speak as time may not exist)?


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