That is very interesting. Do you remember anything about this interview
(where it was, who was interviewing him, etc.)?
On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 5:07 PM, LizR <lizj...@gmail.com> wrote:
> In an interview Max Tegmark said that he expected to have a "truncated"
> form of QI - he'd survive the quantum suicide experiment, but his brain
> would still deteriorate in any case until he eventually fades out ("like
> when an amoeba croaks" were his exact words, iirc)
> I think he also mentioned that this might segue into being reborn, so a
> form of reincarnation - but it's a while since I read it.
> On 9 November 2013 10:16, Jason Resch <jasonre...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 3:50 AM, Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be> wrote:
>>> On 07 Nov 2013, at 00:51, LizR wrote:
>>> I was thinking specifically of Max Tegmark's MUH. He considers minds to
>>> be "subsystems" of the maths - he doesn't say anything about computations
>>> existing in arithmetic. So I think he probably hasn't developed that aspect
>>> of the theory to the extent that you have, and may not realise the full
>>> implications. Have you had any communication with him? It could be
>>> interesting to combine your ideas.
>>> We have discussed on this list a long time ago. I was astonished that he
>>> does not believe in the quantum immortality,
>> Interesting. And he is one who is well known for popularizing the idea
>> of proving MWI by putting a quantum gun to one's head. How did he justify
>> his disbelief in quantum immortality while at the same time believe in MWI?
>> What would he think the experimenter will experience when he gets in the
>> box with Schrodinger's cat?
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