On 16 January 2014 14:06, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
> On 1/15/2014 4:05 PM, Alberto G. Corona wrote:
> So my advice to myself is: Play with this crap, but don't take it
> seriously. Since you CAN NOT know and will not know first causes never
> ever. Therefore all is a matter and belief.. So damn you, believe in
> something that offer a good teleology, at least compatible with the
> human psychology, or else, if you and your people take these suicide
> ad depressing theories you will have a bad life and your people will
> be driven to irrelevance (and, believe me, we are in this personal and
> social path to oblivion as individuals and as a civilization).
> Good advice. I've assumed I was on a personal path to oblivion since I
> was about 18. But if you want to believe in a good teleology, one
> suggested I believe by Stathis seems nicest. If your consciousness is just
> a sequence of most probable computational continuations then dying leads to
> a kind of common state of oblivion and from there you may continue as a
> fetus or a snail or anything else which has very little consciousness and
> hence is near oblivious. So everythingism is a little support for the
> Hindu mythology of reincarnation. Of course one may object that without my
> memories it isn't really *me* who is reincarnated. But if there is a
> certain character or set of properties making up *you* it's pretty certain
> to be realized somewhere in the multiverse.
Unless I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together, of
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