Re: AB continuity

From: Jack Mallah <>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 08:15:00 -0800 (PST)

--- On Wed, 2/11/09, Stathis Papaioannou <> wrote:
> I don't think it makes a difference if life is continuous or discrete: it is still possible to assert that future versions of myself are different people who merely experience the illusion of being me.
> However, this just becomes a semantic exercise. Saying that I will wake up in my bed tomorrow is equivalent to saying that someone sufficiently similar to me will wake up in my bed tomorrow.


And if your measure were to drop off dramatically overnight, it is equivalent to saying that many _more people_ woke up in your bed today as compared to the number of people who will wake up in your bed tommorrow.

Which is equivalent to saying that, for all practical purposes, you will probably die overnight. And that is the point.


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