Re: tautology

From: Marchal <>
Date: Fri Oct 8 04:05:23 1999

Chris Maloney wrote:
>This harkens back to a thread I started some time ago about our universe
>being the one, or among the ones, that admit the most SASs. Clearly the
>number of observer-moments among the human race is vast, if you assume the
>MWI. Most people replied that they thought it was of the order aleph-0
>(countable) or C (the continuum). If you assume comp, and that any two
>implementations of the same Turing machine are identical (which I would)
>then the number must be aleph-0, right?

Not right. There are reasons with comp to quantify on the infinite
histories of machines. So with comp the answer should be C.

Received on Fri Oct 08 1999 - 04:05:23 PDT

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