Re: KIM 2.3 (was Re: Time)

2009-01-07 Thread Stathis Papaioannou
2009/1/7 Abram Demski abramdem...@gmail.com wrote: I would not deny causality in such a universe so long as the logical structure enforces the Life rules (meaning, the next level in the stack is *always* the next life-tick, it couldn't be something else... which is true by supposition in the

Re: KIM 2.3 (was Re: Time)

2009-01-07 Thread Brent Meeker
Stathis Papaioannou wrote: 2009/1/7 Abram Demski abramdem...@gmail.com wrote: I would not deny causality in such a universe so long as the logical structure enforces the Life rules (meaning, the next level in the stack is *always* the next life-tick, it couldn't be something else... which

Re: KIM 2.3 (was Re: Time)

2009-01-07 Thread Bruno Marchal
On 06 Jan 2009, at 20:18, Brent Meeker wrote: Stathis Papaioannou wrote: 2009/1/6 Abram Demski abramdem...@gmail.com: Thomas, If time is merely an additional space dimension, why do we experience moving in it always and only in one direction? Why do we remember the past and not the

Re: Boltzmann Brains, consciousness and the arrow of time

2009-01-07 Thread Günther Greindl
Hi Bruno, thanks for your comments, I interleave my response. showed a glimpse of the vastness of the UD. And, I agree, _in the limit_ there will be an infinite number of histories. So, as we have to also take into account infinite delay, we must take this limit into account and have

Re: KIM 2.3 (was Re: Time)

2009-01-07 Thread Thomas Laursen
OK, and thanks Bruno. I thought MW more or less presumed a block universe without time, but apparently this is yet uncertain. Abram, If time is merely an additional space dimension, why do we experience moving in it always and only in one direction? Why do we remember the past and not the

Re: KIM 2.3 (was Re: Time)

2009-01-07 Thread Thomas Laursen
PS. If the two-dimensional cartoon man has something to say about mathematics or logic, I would certainly listen, but his intuition, common sense and and experienses I would rather smile at :) Maybe somebody is smiling at me right now? or laughing? I hope not ;-)

Re: Boltzmann Brains, consciousness and the arrow of time

2009-01-07 Thread M.A.
- Original Message - From: Günther Greindl guenther.grei...@gmail.com To: everything-l...@googlegroups.com Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 4:47 PM Subject: Re: Boltzmann Brains, consciousness and the arrow of time We need only turing emulability, because quantum states, although