2013/10/24 John Clark <johnkcl...@gmail.com> > > On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 10:10 AM, Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be> wrote: > > That will not increase precision unless you give a name (and NOT a >>> pronoun!) to the guy who wrote the diary, if its "Mr. The Guy Who Is >>> Experiencing Helsinki On October 21 2013" then the probability "he" will >>> experience Washington is zero. >>> >> >> > Ridiculous, because in that case would implies [you] die in a >> duplication or teletransportation experiences. >> > > ^^^ > Who would die? "YOU" would die. If you put a gun to Bruno Marchal's head > Bruno Marchal could still not coherently explain Bruno Marchal's ideas > about indeterminacy without using pronouns, the most indeterminate part of > the English language and made even more so by duplicating chambers. > > > Do you think that [you] die in a self-duplication experience? >> > ^^^ > We've been through this, it depends on who the hell "you" is. Is "you" > the guy who remembers being John Clark yesterday, or the guy who is seeing > Helsinki right now, or the guy that will see Washington tomorrow, or the > guy that will see Moscow tomorrow? > > Bad ideas always sound better if they are imprecisely expressed, and there > is no better way to do that than using lots of personal pronouns in a world > that has people duplicating chambers in it. > > John K Clark > > Be consistent, reject MWI, or ask *the same question* about the probability of *you* (who is you ? pinocchio maybe ?) measuring spin up while measuring the spin of an electron... thing is, there you don't ask these dumb questions, only in nanoscopically tiny tiny fractions of the multiverse will you ever stop playing that dumb. Your agenda is not to try to comprehend something, it is just to bash someone with no reason except misplaced pride.
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