On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 12:40 PM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
> On 12/5/2013 12:53 AM, Jason Resch wrote: > > > > > On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 1:48 AM, Quentin Anciaux <allco...@gmail.com>wrote: > >> >> >> >> 2013/12/5 Jason Resch <jasonre...@gmail.com> >> >>> >>> >>> >>> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 12:59 AM, Quentin Anciaux >>> <allco...@gmail.com>wrote:... >>> >> Probabilities add up to one... >>>> >>> Which probabilities are you referring to here? >>> >> >> The probabilities applies only on your continuation, the partitioning >> of the infinity of continuations where you're alive are the probabilities >> to find yourself in such continuation or such other, those adds up to >> one... >> > > Think of it like this: There are 10,000 explanations for your current > experience. 9,950 are various physical and biological instances of you > living on Earth, 30 instances are various ancestor simulations run by > future humans, 15 are by advanced aliens in other universes, and 5 are by > Drelb-like entities. If you shoot yourself in the head with a quantum gun, > 4,975 of the 9,950 biological instances are dead, and 25 of the 50 > simulated ones awaken from the simulation. You pull the trigger again, and > 2488 of the 4975 biological survivors from the first trigger pull are dead, > and 13 of the 25 simulated survivors wake up from their simulation. Note > that with each trigger pull, the proportion who are still alive (either in > the simulation or having awoken from it) remains the same: at 50, while the > population of physical/biological entities is cut in half each time. After > another 12 or so trigger pulls the only remaining survivors will be those > that were simulated, and all of them now find themselves in a different > realm. > > > ?? They were in a different realm all along. > > But it was subjectively indistinguishable, as it is the execution of same program. When some of the programs stop, other incarnations of it continue. Jason -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.