2013/12/6 Richard Ruquist <yann...@gmail.com>

> On 05 Dec 2013, at 21:56, Richard Ruquist wrote:
>
> Well John not you nor I are believers in QI
> but there seem to be plenty on this list.
>
>
> Bruno: Can you refute comp-I?
>
> I can't, even without the step 8.
>
> Richard: I do not have to since it is a matter of belief.
> I do not believe that universes split or that quantum immortality is an
> option.
> That's why I say QI is a religion.
>

QI is an hypothesis, that could be false... it's not a religion.

I see lot of people would like to conflate hypothesis with dogma and
religion with science... but it's rethorical.

Quentin


> Of course I also say science can be a religion,
> my religion.
>
>
> On Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 4:03 AM, Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be> wrote:
>
>>
>> On 05 Dec 2013, at 21:56, Richard Ruquist wrote:
>>
>> Well John not you nor I are believers in QI
>> but there seem to be plenty on this list.
>>
>>
>> Can you refute comp-I?
>>
>> I can't, even without the step 8.
>>
>> Bruno
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 3:51 PM, John Clark <johnkcl...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 1:45 PM, Richard Ruquist <yann...@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>> > Who can tell me that quantum immortality is not religion.
>>>>
>>>
>>> I can. The defining characteristic of religious people is being seldom
>>> correct but always certain, and so quantum immortality is not a religion
>>> because I'm far from certain, I don't know that it's true and I don't know
>>> that it's untrue. Technically I'd have to say the same about the existence
>>> of God, but the probability that the Christian or Muslim God exists is,
>>> although nonzero, too low to worry about. I would guess that the
>>> probability quantum immortality exists is low, although vastly greater than
>>> the probability of God's existence. I don't know what the probability that
>>> my probability estimate is correct, probably pretty low.
>>>
>>>   John K Clark
>>>
>>>
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