I do not believe in #1 due to the no cloning theorem.
If comp produces QM it must also produce the no cloning theorem.
On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 2:42 PM, Jason Resch <jasonre...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 11:29 AM, John Clark <johnkcl...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 2:05 PM, Jason Resch <jasonre...@gmail.com>wrote:
>> > Bruno: The question is: is it enough correct so that you would please
>>> us in answering step 4. If not: what is incorrect.
>>> John Clark: (No answer, deleted the question)
>> I have not read step 4, however if it is built on the foundation of the
>> first 3 steps
> What is the error in step 3?
>> (and I can't think why it would be called "step 4" if it were not) then
>> I can conclude that one thing wrong with step 4 (I don't claim it is the
>> only thing) is the previous 3 steps.
> I think if you read the whole set of steps (or even just the next few
> steps) you would see where things are going and wouldn't have so much
> trouble understanding the point of the third step.
> I will summarize them for you here:
> 1: Teleportation is survivable
> 2: Teleportation with a time delay is survivable, and the time delay is
> imperceptible to the person teleported
> 3. Duplication (teleportation to two locations: one intended and one
> unintended) is survivable, and following duplication there is a 50% chance
> of finding oneself at the intended destination
> 4. Duplication with delay changes nothing. If duplicate to the intended
> destination, and then a year later duplicated to the unintended
> destination, subjectively there is still a 50% chance of finding oneself at
> the intended destination
> 5. Teleportation without destroying the original is equivalent to the
> duplication with delay. If someone creates a copy of you somewhere, there
> is a 50% chance you will find yourself in that alternate location.
> 6. If a virtual copy of you is instantiated in a computer somewhere, then
> as in step 5, there is a 50% chance you will find yourself trapped in that
> computer simulation.
> 7. A computer with enough time and memory, that iteratively executes all
> programs in parallel will "kidnap" everyone, since all observers everywhere
> (in all universes) will eventually find themselves to be in this computer
> 8. There is no need to build the computer in step 7, since the executions
> of all programs exist within the relations between large numbers. Hence,
> arithmetical realism is a candidate TOE.
> This is the "grand conclusion" you have been missing for all these years.
> I don't think this was obvious to Og the caveman.
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