On Sat, 14 May 2022 at 12:06, John Clark <johnkcl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, May 13, 2022 at 9:46 PM Stathis Papaioannou <stath...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > *>>> Explaining the values of the probabilities isn't the problem with >>>> MWI, it's explaining that there are probabilities* >>> >>> >>> >> That's easy in MWI. Probabilities exist because until you actually >>> look at it there is no way to know if you are the Brent Meeker who lives in >>> a universe where the electron went left or you are the Brent Meeker who >>> lives in a universe where the electron went right, due to the fact that the >>> only difference between the two Brent Meekers is what the electron does. >>> >> >> > But you don’t think this applies with non MWI duplication. >> > > That is simply NOT true! After my body has been duplicated but before I > have open the door of the duplicating chamber to see where I was I won't > know if I will be the John Clark who has seen Moscow or the John Clark > who has seen Helsinki, and indeed the distinction between the two would be > meaningless because the two would be identical until the door is opened and > they differentiate because then one has the memory of seeing Moscow but > the other has the memory of seeing Helsinki. So if both decided to place a > bet on what they would see after the door was opened (and if one decided to > place a bet then the other certainly would too because they're identical) > then, provided they were logical,and I think I am at least most of the > time, they would both put the odds at 50-50. > Well, I’m sorry, because I previously had the impression that you vehemently disagreed with this. > -- Stathis Papaioannou -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/everything-list/CAH%3D2ypVOC2ZFPNpA9juSYXA%2BOwAfL-EpeNfpR%3DQAarOk4Ex3AQ%40mail.gmail.com.