Dear Brent, 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 > experience. > > > 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). > > Brent > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to a topic in the > Google Groups "Everything List" group. > To unsubscribe from this topic, visit > https://groups.google.com/d/topic/everything-list/TBc_y2MZV5c/unsubscribe. > To unsubscribe from this group and all its topics, 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. > -- Kindest Regards, Stephen Paul King Senior Researcher Mobile: (864) 567-3099 stephe...@provensecure.com http://www.provensecure.us/ “This message (including any attachments) is intended only for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed, and may contain information that is non-public, proprietary, privileged, confidential and exempt from disclosure under applicable law or may be constituted as attorney work product. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any use, dissemination, distribution, or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, notify sender immediately and delete this message immediately.” -- 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 email@example.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.