Re: AUH/MWI/UDA (Was: Everything is Just a Memory)

From: Fred Chen <>
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2000 20:58:53 -0800

Bruno, I agree with you, Russell, and Alastair on how simplicity solves the WR
issue problem in the past, and also since simpler universes are more numerous
among the splitting branches, why WR won't come up in the future.


Marchal wrote:

> Fred Chen wrote:
> >Can it be argued that the "simplicity" (of QM interpretation, computational
> >implementation) of MWI gives it a larger measure among other
> >possibilities? Or
> >is it the large number of worlds generated by MWI splittings that would do
> >this?
> Fundamental question. I say both.
> It seems to me that the "simplicity" or the Universal Prior would explain
> why there is no WR in our memories/past (ASSA-like explanation).
> ... and that the large number of computations/worlds; generated by
> splitting-like process would explain why we are staying in
> "normal" (= without WR) stable computations/worlds, i.e. why we should not
> *expect* WR. This comes from the fact that our "future" is determined
> by all our 'reconstitutions' in the UD*. (RSSA-like explanation).
> Bruno
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