On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 01:53:14PM -0700, meekerdb wrote:
> But why are self-aware subparts necessarily classical?  That's was
> my question that started this thread.  Why can't there be a
> self-aware subpart that is aware of the wave-functions projection
> onto other bases in which it is not even approximately diagonal?
> Brent

This is an important question, but will probably require a better
understanding of consciousness before we have a satisfactory answer.

It is essentially equivalent to asking why I make the "PROJECTION"
postulate in my book.

It is plausible that this is inherent in COMP.


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