On Sunday, December 30, 2018 at 5:56:28 PM UTC, agrays...@gmail.com wrote:
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> On Sunday, December 30, 2018 at 12:10:12 PM UTC, Bruno Marchal wrote:
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>> > On 24 Dec 2018, at 16:29, Mason Green <mason...@hotmail.com> wrote: 
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>> > David Deutsch suggested something like this I (that individual 
>> universes are discrete, but the multiverse as a whole is continuous). 
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>> > “within each universe all observable quantities are discrete, but the 
>> multiverse as a whole is a continuum. When the equations of quantum theory 
>> describe a continuous but not-directly-observable transition between two 
>> values of a discrete quantity, what they are telling us is that the 
>> transition does not take place entirely within one universe. So perhaps the 
>> price of continuous motion is not an infinity of consecutive actions, but 
>> an infinity of concurrent actions taking place across the multiverse.” 
>> January, 2001 The Discrete and the Continuous 
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>> This is consistent with Digital Mechanism, and plausibly mandatory too. 
>> The computations evolves discretly, vertically in the universal 
>> computational deployment (the tiny sigma_1 arithmetic), but the first 
>> person indeterminacy is horizontal and takes into account infinitely many 
>> computations. But the precise topology and cardinality remains open 
>> problems. 
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>> Bruno 
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> *Applying this to a horse race, one not only gets dIscrete multiple 
> universes, one for each horse as the winner, but assuming space is 
> continuous, an additional uncountable set of universes for each winner, 
> where the losers have different positions when the winner crosses the 
> finish end line. This is not only beautiful. but utterly sublime. Wouldn't 
> you agree? AG *
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*The Universe I prefer is where all horses except the winner, break all 
four legs as they exit the starting gate. Almost as good is where they 
break only three legs. There are many possibilities. Which do you prefer? 
AG *

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