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
>> 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
> 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
> ?? 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.
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