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. >
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