On Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 2:39:46 AM UTC-6, Bruno Marchal wrote:
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> On 29 Nov 2019, at 22:59, Philip Thrift <cloud...@gmail.com <javascript:>> 
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> On Friday, November 29, 2019 at 2:49:17 PM UTC-6, Lawrence Crowell wrote:
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>> On Friday, November 29, 2019 at 12:33:26 PM UTC-6, Philip Thrift wrote:
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>>> In any case, in the case of MWI, in the types of examples Sean Carroll 
>>> talks about, here's a concrete case:
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>>> *In one branch, Sean Carroll goes out for a jog around the park.*
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>>> *In another branch, Sean Carroll; stays home and takes a nap.* 
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>>> I don't see how the two Seans (running, napping) are in "superposition", 
>>> or how Sean's energy is distributed to and within these two worlds.
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>>> @philipthrift
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>> It really is not so much that a person is in a superposition than the 
>> quantum particles and states that compose them are.
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>> LC 
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> In the MWI branch world Jog where Sean is jogging and in the branch world 
> Nap where Sean is napping, the jogging-Sean particles in Jog and the 
> napping-Sean particles in Nap are in superposition. 
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> Then there is another branching of Jog where Sean is hit by a car 
> Jog-HitByCar and one where he isn't Jog-NotHitByCar. Particles in 
> superpositions: Nap, Jog, Jog-HitByCar, Jog-NotHitByCar, ...
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> This seems like it should make no sense.
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> Yet, that happens in the arithmetical reality. So it certainly makes 
> sense, up to verify this regularly (the theory might be false). It is 
> counter-intuitive, but there is no contradiction, and it is the simpler way 
> to reconcile mind and matter, and the observations.
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> Bruno
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This proves my point that Many Worlds can only work in a pure informational 
(or arithmetical) reality.

The Many Worlders are (like Sean Carroll) anti-materialists - in the sense 
that they think everything is information (or quantum information).

@philipthrift
 

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