On 12 Oct 2013, at 01:05, Pierz wrote:

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 5:42:06 AM UTC+11, Brent wrote: On 10/11/2013 4:16 AM, Pierz wrote:And just to follow up on that, there are still an infinite numberof irrational numbers between 0 and 0.00001. But not as large aninfinity as those between 0.00001 and 1.No, the two are exactly the same uncountable infinity, because thereis a 1-to-1 mapping between them.My mathematical terminology may not be up to scratch. The measure isdifferent.So extrapolating to universes, the very low probability, whiterabbit universes also occur an infinite number of times, but thatdoes not make them equally as likely as the universes which behaveas we would classically expect.But computationalism only produces rational numbers.We were talking MWI, where a measure is permitted because of theunderlying physical continuum. It does seem that the measure problemis an open one for comp, as far as I can tell from Bruno'sresponses, but he seems confident it's not insurmountable. I'm notcompetent to judge.

`The comp measure problem *is* the same problem as deriving physics`

`from comp. It is *the* problem.`

`The apparition of a quantum-like quantization in the material`

`hypostases gives much hopes indeed.`

Bruno

BrentOn Friday, October 11, 2013 10:04:40 PM UTC+11, Liz R wrote:If you subdivide a continuum, I assume you can do so in a way thatgives the required probabilities. For example if the part of themultiverse that is involved in performing a quantum measurementwith a 50-50 chance of either outcome is represented by the numbers0 to 1, you can divide those into 0-0.5 and 0.5 to 1. Doesn't Daviddo something like this in FOR? (Or is this too plistic?)--You received this message because you are subscribed to the GoogleGroups "Everything List" group.To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it,send an email to everything-li...@googlegroups.com.To post to this group, send email to everyth...@googlegroups.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out. No virus found in this message. Checked by AVG - www.avg.comVersion: 2014.0.4158 / Virus Database: 3609/6739 - Release Date:10/10/13--You received this message because you are subscribed to the GoogleGroups "Everything List" group.To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it,send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com.To post to this group, send email to everything-list@googlegroups.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.

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