Re: QTI and eternal torment

2012-06-09 Thread Nick Prince
On Jun 9, 11:17 am, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 08 Jun 2012, at 20:52, Nick Prince wrote: On Jun 8, 8:45 am, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: Hi Nick, This is a bit unclear. How is U and D distinguished from the (absence of) first person view? I've drawn

Re: QTI and eternal torment

2012-06-08 Thread Nick Prince
mean by backtracking? Bruno On 08 Jun 2012, at 01:11, Nick Prince wrote: I’ve just read the following paper : http://istvanaranyosi.net/resources/Should%20we%20fear%20qt %20final.pdf which argues that it is possible to avoid the descent into decrepitude that seems to follow from

QTI and eternal torment

2012-06-07 Thread Nick Prince
I’ve just read the following paper : http://istvanaranyosi.net/resources/Should%20we%20fear%20qt%20final.pdf which argues that it is possible to avoid the descent into decrepitude that seems to follow from the quantum theory of immortality (QTI). Aranyosi argues that this is plausible on the

Re: QTI and eternal torment

2012-06-07 Thread Nick Prince
Oops - so the new branching diagrams came out wrong. OK they should read U to U or D or C and C to C or U. On Jun 8, 12:11 am, Nick Prince nickmag.pri...@gmail.com wrote: I’ve just read the following paper : http://istvanaranyosi.net/resources/Should%20we%20fear%20qt%20final.pdf which

Re: Amnesia, dissociation and personal identity (was: QTI, Cul de sacs and di...

2011-11-22 Thread Nick Prince
On Nov 15, 12:11 am, Russell Standish li...@hpcoders.com.au wrote: In principle, yes. What you are talking about is quantum erasure. It should even be possible to do it without forgetting the current worldline (in which case one is really finding a consistent continuation of the current

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-11-02 Thread Nick Prince
On Oct 27, 12:10 am, Russell Standish li...@hpcoders.com.au wrote: On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 04:00:56PM -0700, Nick Prince wrote: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation I’m trying to get a  picture of how David Deutsch’s idea of differentiation works – especially in relation to QTI. I'm

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-11-02 Thread Nick Prince
On 1 November 2011 21:07, Russell Standish li...@hpcoders.com.au wrote: On Tue, Nov 01, 2011 at 01:07:31PM -0700, Nick Prince wrote: This is where I am coming from: I accept decoherence as the mechanism for suppressing interference between universes and that this happens very quickly

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-11-01 Thread Nick Prince
[BM] I don't think I understand it any better than you do.  But ISTM we need a quantum theory of consciousness in order to write eqns like (3) above. In the standard theory it implies that there is some experience of both system states at the same time.  A change of basis changes the

Re: 3p consequence of cul de sac?

2011-11-01 Thread Nick Prince
Hi Nick,      OK, Cul de sac's are terminations of a first person point of view. Unless we believe in disembodied minds then there is some kind of physical system with some kind of wave function that is associated with the 'body' of the observer. Here we are considering cats but that does

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-10-31 Thread Nick Prince
On Oct 31, 5:30 am, meekerdb meeke...@verizon.net wrote: On 10/30/2011 5:13 PM, Nick Prince wrote: On Oct 30, 8:56 pm, Russell Standishli...@hpcoders.com.au  wrote: My point about the unitary evolution was that the clicking of the Geiger counter is not a unitary process - and until

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-10-30 Thread Nick Prince
[RS] The question is - when did the cat become aware of which way the electron was spinning as it left the Stern-Gerlach apparatus? I would say it was when it discovered the vial didn't smash, and it was still alive. The other question, from the DD perspective, is when did the sphere of

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-10-30 Thread Nick Prince
On Oct 30, 8:56 pm, Russell Standish li...@hpcoders.com.au wrote: My point about the unitary evolution was that the clicking of the Geiger counter is not a unitary process - and until you hear it, you remain in superposition. - Show quoted text - I thought that in the everett

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-10-29 Thread Nick Prince
On Oct 29, 1:53 pm, Stathis Papaioannou stath...@gmail.com wrote: On Oct 26, 2011, at 10:00 AM, Nick Prince nickmag.pri...@googlemail.com wrote: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation I’m trying to get a  picture of how David Deutsch’s idea of differentiation works – especially

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-10-29 Thread Nick Prince
On Oct 29, 6:44 pm, Stathis Papaioannou stath...@gmail.com wrote: On Oct 30, 2011, at 3:17 AM, Nick Prince nickmag.pri...@googlemail.com wrote: Maybe you are thinking of Tegmark level 1 or level 2 type multiverses here, in which case I agree.  What I was doing in my analysis

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-10-29 Thread Nick Prince
On Oct 29, 6:44 pm, Stathis Papaioannou stath...@gmail.com wrote: On Oct 30, 2011, at 3:17 AM, Nick Prince nickmag.pri...@googlemail.com wrote: Maybe you are thinking of Tegmark level 1 or level 2 type multiverses here, in which case I agree.  What I was doing in my analysis

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-10-29 Thread Nick Prince
On Oct 27, 11:52 am, benjayk benjamin.jaku...@googlemail.com wrote: Jason Resch-2 wrote: On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 6:00 PM, Nick Prince nickmag.pri...@googlemail.comwrote: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation I’m trying to get a  picture of how David Deutsch’s idea of differentiation

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-10-29 Thread Nick Prince
[SPK]  From what I can tell, cul de sac's would have 3p consequences that would have an effect on the distribution of branches. Maybe we should consider what effect the 'rest of the universe' has on the 1p of the cat. Onward! Stephen [NP] Had a think but still not sure what you mean by

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-10-29 Thread Nick Prince
[NP] Maybe you are thinking of Tegmark level 1 or level 2 type multiverses here, in which case I agree.  What I was doing in my analysis was thinking about QM type 3 multiverses only. Let's pretend that these are the only variety for the moment, then my analysis does indicate that cul

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-10-28 Thread Nick Prince
Thanks Bruno for being so patient with me and taking the time to carefully answer my queries. Nick On Oct 28, 3:42 pm, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 28 Oct 2011, at 01:56, Nick Prince wrote: [BM] The QTI, or the more general comp immortality, or arithmetical immortality

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-10-27 Thread Nick Prince
[CW] I can't help with that unfortunately. My own TOE explains why QM may be a misinterpretation to begin with (even though the observations and predictions of QM are of course valid). [NP] Ok thanks for your comments Craig. I would be interested in your TOE. If you have explained it on this

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-10-27 Thread Nick Prince
[JR] I think such cul de sacs exist only from third person perspectives. E.g., the experimenter's view of what happens to the cat. When considering the perspective from the first person (cat) perspective, there are no cul de sacs for a much simpler reason: The cat might be mistaken, dreaming, or

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-10-27 Thread Nick Prince
[SPK] Are we sure that this ordering, at the level of the state vectors, really matters? We are, after all, only considering observables that mutually commute and thus ordering should be irrelevant. [NP] Hi Stephen. I stressed the order because it is how the cat perceives events and

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-10-27 Thread Nick Prince
[BM] The QTI, or the more general comp immortality, or arithmetical immortality is a complex subject, if only because it depends on what you mean by you. [NP] Can you be more specific on this? [BM] Do you know Kripke semantic? A Kripke frame is just a set (of elements called worlds) with an

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-10-27 Thread Nick Prince
[SPK] It seems to me that we have to take the environment of the system into account, so we have to have a {environment in the equation, no? From what I can tell, cul de sac's would have 3p consequences that would have an effect on the distribution of branches. Maybe we should

Re: QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-10-26 Thread Nick Prince
[NP] QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation By the end of the first evolution due to Msg, the infinite bundle of universes has partitioned into two bundles i.e. one bundle of universes that have a Z spin up electron moving upwards with a neutral detector reading and an alive cat, and another bundle

QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation

2011-10-25 Thread Nick Prince
QTI, Cul de sacs and differentiation I’m trying to get a picture of how David Deutsch’s idea of differentiation works – especially in relation to QTI. With a standard treatment it looks as if there might be cul de sacs for a dying cat. However I think I can see why this conclusion could be

Re: Is QTI false?

2011-04-04 Thread Nick Prince
On Apr 2, 11:21 pm, stephenk stephe...@charter.net wrote: Hi Nick, On Apr 2, 7:22 am, Nick Prince nickmag.pri...@googlemail.com wrote: Yes agreed.  Also if timelike entanglements occurred there would be less worry about conflict with relativity than there was originally with spacelike

Re: Is QTI false?

2011-04-04 Thread Nick Prince
On Apr 4, 7:16 pm, Stephen Paul King stephe...@charter.net wrote: -Original Message- From: Nick Prince Sent: Monday, April 04, 2011 1:55 PM To: Everything List Subject: Re: Is QTI false? Yes Sheldrakes ideas are just the kind of thing I was thinking of.  I think that he looked

Re: Is QTI false?

2011-04-04 Thread Nick Prince
On Apr 2, 7:51 pm, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 02 Apr 2011, at 13:52, Nick Prince wrote: On Apr 1, 6:33 pm, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: Hi Nick, On 31 Mar 2011, at 23:41, Nick Prince wrote: Bruno wrote With both QTI and COMP-TI we cannot go from being

Re: Is QTI false?

2011-04-04 Thread Nick Prince
On Apr 2, 12:08 pm, Stathis Papaioannou stath...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, Apr 2, 2011 at 10:38 AM, Nick Prince nickmag.pri...@googlemail.com wrote: Ok Stathis thanks for that but what about the consciousness of the viking living in 200 AD.  The NCDSC will require some pretty unusual

Re: Is QTI false?

2011-04-02 Thread Nick Prince
drive. These memories could then be later picked up by a simulated entity by appropriate tuning. It was a stab in the dark. Best Nick On Apr 2, 1:59 am, stephenk stephe...@charter.net wrote: On Apr 1, 7:38 pm, Nick Prince nickmag.pri...@googlemail.com wrote: On Apr 1, 12:26 am, Stathis

Re: Is QTI false?

2011-04-02 Thread Nick Prince
On Apr 1, 6:33 pm, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: Hi Nick, On 31 Mar 2011, at 23:41, Nick Prince wrote: Bruno wrote With both QTI and COMP-TI we cannot go from being very old to being a baby. We can may be get slowly younger and younger in a more continuous way, by little

Re: Is QTI false?

2011-04-02 Thread Nick Prince
On Mar 31, 1:43 am, Russell Standish li...@hpcoders.com.au wrote: On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 03:15:59PM -0700, Nick Prince wrote: In Russell’s book there is a section on “Arguments against QTI” And I want to put forward some issues arising from this. It seems that (if MWI is true) we live

Re: Is QTI false?

2011-04-01 Thread Nick Prince
On Apr 1, 12:26 am, Stathis Papaioannou stath...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 8:42 AM, Nick Prince nickmag.pri...@googlemail.com wrote: Stathis wrote That we don't see extremely old people is consistent with QTI, since from the third person perspective rare events

Re: Is QTI false?

2011-03-31 Thread Nick Prince
On Mar 31, 1:43 am, Russell Standish li...@hpcoders.com.au wrote: The observation that other people never seem to live beyond a certain age is not evidence against the NCDSC. Only logical impossibility can count. Even physical impossibility is insufficient, because there is always the

Re: Is QTI false?

2011-03-31 Thread Nick Prince
Bruno wrote With both QTI and COMP-TI we cannot go from being very old to being a   baby. We can may be get slowly younger and younger in a more   continuous way, by little backtracking. We always survive in the most   normal world compatible with our states. But some kind of jumps are   not

Re: Is QTI false?

2011-03-31 Thread Nick Prince
Stathis wrote That we don't see extremely old people is consistent with QTI, since from the third person perspective rare events such as living to a great age happen only rarely. However, from the first person perspective you will live to a great age, and this will happen in the most

Is QTI false?

2011-03-30 Thread Nick Prince
of such reincarnational transitions would be interesting to speculate about since I see this as the only way out for a QTI. Nick Prince -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups Everything List group. To post to this group, send email to everything-list@googlegroups.com

Re: Quantum Immortality considering Passing Out

2010-05-21 Thread Nick Prince
of infinity! Aleph0, aleph1 etc. I don't know if this is significant here. Nick Prince -- -- View this message in context: http://old.nabble.com/Quantum-Immortality-considering-%22Passing-Out%22-tp28620760p28639048.html Sent from the Everything List mailing list archive at Nabble.com

Re: measure again '10

2010-02-03 Thread Nick Prince
will not continue per se no matter what, the consciousness of your future selves has value.  And the more of them there are (in terms of measure) the more value, because they do not share a single consciousness even if they are all of the same type. --- On Tue, 1/26/10, Nick Prince m

Re: measure again '10

2010-01-26 Thread Nick Prince
copies. Yet my experience makes me feel that there is? Best wishes Nick Prince -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups Everything List group. To post to this group, send email to everything-l...@googlegroups.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send email

Re: R/ASSA query

2010-01-22 Thread Nick Prince
keep on until there was no consciousness left in some branch. I know that what is actually going on during sleep is probably very uncertain but based on this gradational assumption would you agree with my conclusions? Best wishes Nick Prince -- You received this message because you

Re: R/ASSA query

2010-01-19 Thread Nick Prince
for both RSSA and ASSA but it would eventually decrease to zero for ASSA when you died! With RSSA it could only decrease asymptotically to zero, but never completly disappear. Best wishes Nick Prince -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups Everything List

Re: R/ASSA query

2010-01-19 Thread Nick Prince
On Jan 19, 6:43 pm, Brent Meeker meeke...@dslextreme.com wrote: Stathis Papaioannou wrote: 2010/1/19 Nick Prince m...@dtech.fsnet.co.uk: Perhaps you misunderstood my reference to the use of copies.  What I meant was why they are considered as an indication of measure at the beginning

Re: R/ASSA query

2010-01-19 Thread Nick Prince
Are you saying that you do not subscribe to differentiation? Nick Prince I'm not sure what you mean by differentiation, but I don't subscribe to one theory or another - I just consider them.  Above I was only pointing out that there are theories (in fact the most common theory

Re: R/ASSA query

2010-01-18 Thread Nick Prince
On Jan 18, 2:11 pm, Stathis Papaioannou stath...@gmail.com wrote: 2010/1/18 Nick Prince m...@dtech.fsnet.co.uk: If you had to guess you would say that your present OM is a common rather than a rare one, because you are more likely to be right. However, knowledge trumps probability

Re: R/ASSA query

2010-01-17 Thread Nick Prince
On Jan 17, 11:51 am, Stathis Papaioannou stath...@gmail.com wrote: 2010/1/17 Nick Prince m...@dtech.fsnet.co.uk: You can see I am struggling with these self sampling assumptions.  I just cannot get a handle on how to think about them. The SSA is difficult to get one's head around

Re: R/ASSA query

2010-01-16 Thread Nick Prince
On Jan 15, 6:35 am, Stathis Papaioannou stath...@gmail.com wrote: 2010/1/15 Nick Prince m...@dtech.fsnet.co.uk: 1. Do you think dementia a cul de sac branch then (MWI or single world? There are branches where your mind gradually fades away to nothing. However, there are other branches

Re: R/ASSA query

2010-01-14 Thread Nick Prince
On Jan 14, 9:51 am, Stathis Papaioannou stath...@gmail.com wrote: 2010/1/14 Nick Prince m...@dtech.fsnet.co.uk: The ASSA proponents say that even though there are thousand year old versions of you in the multiverse they are of very low measure and you are therefore very unlikely

Re: R/ASSA query

2010-01-13 Thread Nick Prince
The ASSA proponents say that even though there are thousand year old versions of you in the multiverse they are of very low measure and you are therefore very unlikely to find yourself one of them. How do they know this though? If the probability distribution was uniform then versions of me at

Re: R/ASSA query

2010-01-13 Thread Nick Prince
between a physicalist or an observationalist TOE. Best Nick Prince -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups Everything List group. To post to this group, send email to everything-l...@googlegroups.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list

R/ASSA query

2010-01-12 Thread Nick Prince
? The RSSA, as I understand it would use the Born rule to indicate which successive OM’s are possible and likely. Why the ASSA is applicable to determine our birth OM I am also not sure of either. I would be very grateful to anyone who can clarify this for me. Many thanks Nick Prince -- You received

Re: UDA query

2010-01-07 Thread Nick Prince
On Jan 7, 12:09 pm, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: Hi Nick, On 07 Jan 2010, at 01:39, Nick Prince wrote: Hi Bruno OK so there is a good deal of the technical stuff that I've got to catch up on yet before I can interpret what you are saying  (although I think I can

Re: UDA query

2010-01-06 Thread Nick Prince
then it must be something and is there a simple analogy that can help me to grasp it? I find I can always work out the technicalities better if I have a road map or analogy to help. Best wishes Nick On Jan 6, 5:12 pm, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 06 Jan 2010, at 01:21, Nick Prince wrote

Re: UDA query

2010-01-05 Thread Nick Prince
Thank you Stathis, That does make sense to me. On Jan 5, 12:22 pm, Stathis Papaioannou stath...@gmail.com wrote: 2010/1/5 Nick Prince m...@dtech.fsnet.co.uk: Is this because you think of your stream of consciousness as somehow like a reel of film?  All the individual pictures could be cut

Re: UDA query

2010-01-05 Thread Nick Prince
As I understand it the UD generates all possible programs and as it generates each one it runs one step of it before generating the next. Does that not mean that eventually it will generate the program which is generating what we understand to be some observer moments for us at this particular

Re: UDA query

2010-01-05 Thread Nick Prince
On Jan 5, 6:59 pm, Brent Meeker meeke...@dslextreme.com wrote: Nick Prince wrote: Is this because you think of your stream of consciousness as somehow like a reel of film?  All the individual pictures could be cut from the reel and laid out any which way but the implicit order is always

Re: UDA query

2010-01-05 Thread Nick Prince
situation - do we pick out the laws or do they pick us?. But I am still working my way through this and and loads of other stuff, so I don't understand it yet. Best Nick On Jan 5, 6:59 pm, Brent Meeker meeke...@dslextreme.com wrote: Nick Prince wrote: Is this because you think of your stream

Re: UDA query

2010-01-04 Thread Nick Prince
Is this because you think of your stream of consciousness as somehow like a reel of film? All the individual pictures could be cut from the reel and laid out any which way but the implicit order is always there. I can understand this because all the spatio temporal relationships for the actors

Re: UDA query

2010-01-04 Thread Nick Prince
On 03 Jan 2010, at 14:55, Nick Prince wrote: -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups Everything List group. To post to this group, send email to everything-l...@googlegroups.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr

Re: UDA query

2010-01-03 Thread Nick Prince
for any critical comments from you, Bruno (or anyone). Many thanks Nick On Jan 3, 11:05 am, Stathis Papaioannou stath...@gmail.com wrote: 2010/1/3 Nick Prince m...@dtech.fsnet.co.uk: HI Bruno Thank you so much for your answers to my queries so far.  I really need to do some more thinking

Re: UDA query

2010-01-03 Thread Nick Prince
Stathis wrote Yes, but a critic could still say that no conscious observer could be conjured up by a computation unless the computation is physically implemented. At least at first glance that seems to be the case: the brain is required for consciousness, since if the brain is destroyed

Re: UDA query

2010-01-02 Thread Nick Prince
up). Sorry but I haven’t ordered any books yet so I can’t look into them. Is there an English translation of your Ph.D. thesis yet? Sorry but I can’t do French. My thanks and best wishes. Nick On Dec 31 2009, 6:10 pm, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 30 Dec 2009, at 17:51, Nick Prince

Re: UDA query

2009-12-30 Thread Nick Prince
Nick On Dec 29, 9:55 am, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 28 Dec 2009, at 21:24, Nick Prince wrote: Well, it is better to assume just the axiom of, say, Robinson arithmetic. You assume 0, the successors, s(0), s(s(0)), etc. You assume some laws, like s(x) = s(y) - x = y, 0 ≠ s(x

Re: UDA query

2009-12-28 Thread Nick Prince
...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 27 Dec 2009, at 18:13, Nick Prince wrote: Ok so I have come up with an argument to try and convince myself of step 8 but it still has some catches to it. If anyone sees that I am using incorrect thinking at any time please correct me. Misunderstanding means bad

Re: UDA query

2009-12-27 Thread Nick Prince
numbers. Best Nick On Dec 25, 2:56 pm, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: Hi Nick, hi Quentin, On 25 Dec 2009, at 04:13, Quentin Anciaux wrote: Nick Prince wrote I can understand that numbers and arithmetic operations (as well as a whole lot of other stuff) exist as some kind

Re: UDA query

2009-12-24 Thread Nick Prince
to see if I can make some more progress. Thank you very much for your kind replies. Happy Christmas Nick On Dec 24, 9:26 am, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 24 Dec 2009, at 02:13, Nick Prince wrote: Thanks Bruno I want to have a good think about your answers and also

Re: UDA query

2009-12-23 Thread Nick Prince
was insightful to think over. If anyone sees any other errors in my thinking then please do let me know because I don't want to take anything on board that is wrong and has been cleared up in the past. Nick Prince On Dec 23, 1:02 am, Nick Prince m...@dtech.fsnet.co.uk wrote: On Dec 23, 12:55 am

Re: UDA query

2009-12-23 Thread Nick Prince
On Dec 23, 2:15 pm, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: Hi Nick, On 23 Dec 2009, at 01:55, Nick Prince wrote: My background is in mathematical physics but I am trying to read up a bit of this new stuff as I go along.  Thank you for being patient with me. However, I think you have

Re: UDA query

2009-12-22 Thread Nick Prince
Hi Bruno My background is in mathematical physics but I am trying to read up a bit of this new stuff as I go along. Thank you for being patient with me. However, I think you have confirmed some things - let me know if any of these is fundamentally wrong. I want to put aside the platonic

Re: UDA query

2009-12-22 Thread Nick Prince
On Dec 23, 12:55 am, Nick Prince m...@dtech.fsnet.co.uk wrote: Hi Bruno My background is in mathematical physics but I am trying to read up a bit of this new stuff as I go along.  Thank you for being patient with me. However, I think you have confirmed some things - let me know if any

RE: Evil ?

2006-12-16 Thread Nick Prince
No need for escape - some offenders manage to convince us they are good to be let out - only to re offend. For some crimes this is manageable but for others !! -Original Message- From: everything-list@googlegroups.com [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brent Meeker Sent: 16

RE: Can we ever know truth? - simulation

2006-08-11 Thread Nick Prince
- From: Norman Samish To: everything-list@googlegroups.com Sent: Wednesday, August 09, 2006 12:53 PM Subject: Can we ever know truth? In a discussion about philosophy, Nick Prince said, If we are living in a simulation. . . To which John Mikes replied

RE: The moral dimension of simulation

2006-08-08 Thread Nick Prince
to go beyond this because there is no data to support anything other than to say the simulation argument is compelling. Nick Prince -Original Message- From: everything-list@googlegroups.com [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of David Nyman Sent: 08 August 2006 00:10 To: Everything

RE: The moral dimension of simulation

2006-08-07 Thread Nick Prince
. Nick Prince -Original Message- From: everything-list@googlegroups.com [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of David Nyman Sent: 07 August 2006 00:16 To: Everything List Subject: Re: The moral dimension of simulation But your observation goes to the heart of my question. If we were

RE: The moral dimension of simulation

2006-08-06 Thread Nick Prince
. Nick Prince -Original Message- From: everything-list@googlegroups.com [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of David Nyman Sent: 06 August 2006 19:43 To: Everything List Subject: The moral dimension of simulation I don't know whether these issues have been given an airing here, but I have

many worlds theory of immortality

2005-04-13 Thread Nick Prince
freinds!! Nick Prince

Do branches of the multiverse merge

2005-04-12 Thread Nick Prince
I would like to ask how decoherered branches of the multiverse can merge - it must be possible as in a consistent histories approach but how is it accounted for in the formalism of QM Puzzled Nick P