On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 5:57 PM, LizR <lizj...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 13 November 2013 11:12, Richard Ruquist <yann...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Every one of the perhaps inifinite copies of you will grow old and die in
>> less than 150 years.
>> There is no quantum immortality
> A pretty bold statement. I don't see that the laws of physics require this
> - there must be a small chance of living to be 200, e.g. if a load of
> cosmic rays miss your DNA by some miracle? Or something similar. Of course
> you end up rather frail in 99.999999999999% of the branches, so QTI seems
> to suggest an eternity of being not quite dead. Not a great prospect...
Eventually the probability of the simulation hypothesis (
http://www.simulation-argument.com/faq.html ) takes over. The simulation
hypothesis (that you exist in a simulation) essentially is already 100% if
you believe in MWI. The question is what proportion of your explanations
are simulations. Say it is 1%. Then when the probability of your organic
survival drops ever lower in the many worlds, then your survival through
the simulation hypothesis becomes increasingly likely.
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