ISTM that your characterization of Terren's question could be analyzed in
terms of Boltzmann brains and continuations between BBs. No?
On Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 5:13 PM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
> On 1/10/2014 8:57 AM, Terren Suydam wrote:
> It seems that the UDA implies that physics is uniquely determined - but
> only for a particular point of view. So I, Terren, experience one and only
> one physics, because my consciousness is the selection criteria among the
> infinity of computations going through my state. But what about Glak, a
> being in an alternative physics? Glak's consciousness selects a
> unique/invariant physics for Glak, but that emergent physical universe Glak
> experiences is characterized by laws that are different from what I
> But then if you ask, "Why do not I, Terren, become Glak and vice-versa?"
> you see that the answer must be that it would be an improbable continuation
> of my brain states to suddenly instantiate a different physics and
> experience being Glak. This is like the "white rabbit problem", except in
> the form of why don't I turn into a white rabbit, that Bruno keeps saying
> must have a solution (if comp is true).
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