On Sun, Oct 20, 2013 at 02:33:54AM -0500, Jason Resch wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 8:03 PM, Russell Standish 
> <li...@hpcoders.com.au>wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 07:33:42PM -0500, Jason Resch wrote:
> > >
> > > If there is anything in reality that knows what it is like to be you, and
> > > knows what it is like to be me, then we are both it.
> > >
> >
> > That seems a big "if".
> >
> 
> Well, as one who's theory of everything derives from the theory of nothing,
> is the existence of such a being not guaranteed by that theory?
> 

That theory is that all possible experiences are in fact
experienced. Why does being you and me simultaneously consitute a
possible experience? It does not follow.


> 
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > > In such a case, universalism makes no sense.
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > I think the evolution of a person which eventually leads to all possible
> > > states is only one of the arguments in support universalism.
> >
> > What is this evolution you speak of?
> >
> 
> 
> The immortality of computationalism/many worlds, coupled with the infinite
> variation in reality.
> 

OK - but only if there exist consious paths between all possible
states. That is what I doubt.


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