On 10/11/2013 2:28 AM, Russell Standish wrote:

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?).But infinite subsets in question will contain an uncountable number of elements.

`I don't think being uncountable makes it any easier unless they form a continuum, which I`

`don't think they do. I QM an underlying continuum (spacetime) is assumed, but not in`

`Bruno's theory.`

Brent

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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