Re: [Fwd: NDPR David Shoemaker, Personal Identity and Ethics: A Brief Introduction]

From: Stathis Papaioannou <>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 13:20:16 +1100

2009/3/5 Johnathan Corgan <>:

> It is at least conceivable that the collection of particles that is me
> could undergo some environmental interaction such that *all* the
> following entangled branches decohere into states that do *not* map to
> the emergent class of "me, being conscious."  Then I would be dead.

It seems possible, but in that case the QTI would be wrong. Also, it
isn't clear that the MWI says that everything that can happen, does
happen, even though that is how it is sometimes characterised.

Stathis Papaioannou
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