Re: Cosmology and Boltzmann brains

From: Russell Standish <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 10:48:54 +1000

On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 10:28:28AM +1000, Stathis Papaioannou wrote:
> Is the ensemble of observer moments generated by the postulated BB's
> different from the ensemble of all possible observer moments?

I don't see how it could be different. AFAICT BBs are nothing other
than the infamous white rabbit. Still I'm trying to digest Greg Egan's
objections to the DA - not sure that I understand yet, but it has the
flavour of a debate I had with someone else a couple of years ago on
a-void (not sure, maybe Jonathan Colvin, but probably someone else).


A/Prof Russell Standish                  Phone 0425 253119 (mobile)
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