Re: Russell's book

From: Brent Meeker <>
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2006 12:40:57 -0700

David Nyman wrote:
> Johnathan Corgan wrote:
>>If my expectation is that QTI is true and I'll be living for a very long
>>time, I may adjust my financial planning accordingly. But QTI only
>>applies to my own first-person view; I'll be constantly "shedding"
>>branches where I did indeed die. If I have any financial dependents, do
>>I provide for their welfare, even if they'll only exist forever outside
>>my ability to interact with?
> Is this in fact your expectation? And do you so plan? Forgive me if
> this seems overly personal, but I'm fascinated to discover if anyone
> actually acts on these beliefs.
> David

Everett who originated the MWI thought about QTI. Although he never explicitly said
he believed it, he led a very unhealthy life style smoking, drinking, eating to
excees, never exercising and he died young, of a heart attack IIRC. So some of his
acquaintences have speculated that he did really believe in QTI.

Brent Meeker

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