2013/12/5 Jason Resch <jasonre...@gmail.com>

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> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 4:15 AM, Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be> wrote:
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>> On 05 Dec 2013, at 09:53, Jason Resch wrote:
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>> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 1:48 AM, Quentin Anciaux <allco...@gmail.com>wrote:
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>>> 2013/12/5 Jason Resch <jasonre...@gmail.com>
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>>>> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 12:59 AM, Quentin Anciaux <allco...@gmail.com>wrote:
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>>>>> Measure is relative,
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>>>> Yes, so your current measure of next finding yourself in a Drelb
>>>> continuation, is relatively low compared to the measure of you still being
>>>> conscious on Earth. But if you point a quantum gun at your head and pull
>>>> the trigger 30 times, your Earth-continuation measure continues to fall, it
>>>> is reduced by a factor of a billion. At this point, your Drelb-based
>>>> extensions may become relatively higher than your Earth-based extensions,
>>>> and therefore you would be likely to experience a transition to those
>>>> realms of higher measure.
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>>>>> it doesn't drop while you approach death.
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>>>> Your measure drops whenever you make yourself more unique,
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>>> You doesn't, you always have an infinity of continuations.
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>> In measure theory ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Measure_(mathematics) )
>> just because there are an infinite number does not mean they are equal.
>> Your measure each time you pull the trigger in the quantum gun is
>> (approximately) halved.
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>> Your relative measure on the continuations where you survive remains
>> constant and equal to one.
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> I was considering only the continuations where you survive, (which
> subjectively is one), but the proportion of the continuations where you
> survive that are explained by non-traditional means (simulation argument,
> dream of God, etc.) increases relative to the dwindling the fraction of
> biologically surviving instances.
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> When I spoke of one's measure decreasing, I was referring to the person's
> objective measure in reality, which to me seems to decrease when one is
> tested by a dangerous encounter. I am not suggesting that there was a 50%
> chance you would "stop being you" when you pull the trigger, but that there
> is an ever increasing chance you will take some strange paths to survive.
> And this is because the measure of the biologically surviving copies,
> relative to the non-biological surviving copies, decreases.
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>> We cannot count the cul-de-sac reality (and that is why Bp & Dt can give
>> a quantum measure). Some absolute measure does not make sense.
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> Does RSSA imply one does no harm to their measure (objective or
> subjective) by spending a day in the the box with Schrodinger's cat?
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No, because there is no absolute measure to decrease to begin with. The
thing is, doing dangerous thing *increase* likeliness to experience being
crippled, that's what is more likely.

Quentin


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