Re: Justifying the Theory of Everything

From: Torgny Tholerus <>
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2007 14:01:57 +0200

Jason skrev:
> I have seen two main justifications on this list for the everything
> ensemble, the first comes from information theory which says the
> information content of everything is zero (or close to zero). The
> other is mathematicalism/arithmatical realism which suggests
> mathematical truth exists independandly of everything else and is the
> basis for everything.
> My question to the everything list is: which explaination do you
> prefer and why? Are these two accounts compatible, incompatible, or
> complimentary? Additionally, if you subscribe to or know of other
> justifications I would be interesting in hearing it.
Both justifications are true. All mathematical possible universes
exist. (Game of Life is one possibility...) But this theory doesn't
say anything about our universe. So the information content is zero.

Torgny Tholerus
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