On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 06:25:45PM -0700, meekerdb wrote:
> So there are infinitely many identical universes preceding a
> measurement. How are these universes distinct from one another?
> Do they divide into two infinite subsets on a binary measurement, or
> do infinitely many come into existence in order that some
> branch-counting measure produces the right proportion? Do you not
> see any problems with assigning a measure to infinite countable
> subsets (are there more even numbers that square numbers?).

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But infinite subsets in question will contain an uncountable number of
elements. That is why I'm not sure that problems with assigning
measures to countably infinite sets (such as your example above re
even and square numbers) are really such a problem.
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