On 12-05-2022 01:36, Bruce Kellett wrote:

On Thu, May 12, 2022 at 9:24 AM smitra <smi...@zonnet.nl> wrote:On 11-05-2022 07:30, Bruce Kellett wrote:Who proved that the universe was finite?If it's infinite, one can focus on only the visible part of it.The visible part is only locally defined -- go to the edge and there is another, larger, region.

`Yes, but in the end this doesn't really matter due to there only being`

`local interactions. After a finite time any finite system can only`

`interact with a finite number of degrees of freedom in its environment.`

If there are only a finite number of states the entire universecanbe in, then that's also true for observers.That simply begs the question.Finite or infinite universe, observers are always finite.The universe itself is not defined by observers.

`The state of the observer can then factor out of the branches the`

`universe is in.`

Saibal

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