Re: UDA revisited and then some

From: Bruno Marchal <>
Date: Tue, 5 Dec 2006 14:49:57 +0100

Le 05-déc.-06, à 00:31, Stathis Papaioannou a écrit :
>> Well, in the case comp will be refuted (for example by predicting that
>> electrons weigh one ton, or by predicting non eliminable white
>> rabbits)
>> , then everyone will be able to guess that those people were
>> committing
>> suicide. The problem is that we will probably copy brain at some level
>> well before refuting comp, if ever.
>> The comp hyp. entails the existence of possible relative zombies, but
>> from the point of view of those who accept artificial brains, if they
>> survive, they will survive where the level has been correctly chosen.
>> A
>> linguistic difficulty is that the "where" does not denote a place in a
>> universe, but many similar "instants" in many consistent histories.
> But how good a predictor of the right level having been chosen is 3rd
> person
> observable behaviour?
Stathis, I don't understand the question. Could you elaborate just a
few bits, thanks.
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