RE: quantum suicide = deadly dumb

From: Higgo James <>
Date: Thu, 26 Nov 1998 09:05:26 -0000

Aha - you are talking about my solution to the crisis in Europe;s unfunded
pensions crisis!

 <<Quantum Physics and Pensions.doc>>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wei Dai []
> Sent: 25 November 1998 23:05
> To: Jacques M. Mallah;
> Subject: Re: quantum suicide = deadly dumb
> Quantum suicide does seem pretty dumb, but consider a game of chance from
> a science fiction story (I can't remember which one). If you win this
> game, you receive a monetary payoff from the dealer, but if you lose, you
> are killed and the dealer gets your corpse (to sell for body parts) and
> your estate.
> Suppose you have a choice to play this game, would you do it? Or more
> generally, what is a resonable decision theory when every thing (or maybe
> experience) already exists and has a definite measure?

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