Re: Quantum Suicide

From: Marchal <>
Date: Sat Dec 16 05:45:51 2000

George Levy wrote:

>In a message dated 12/14/2000 4:08:54 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> writes:
>> Bob Hearn wrote (from question):
>> > This could mean everyone is immortal in their own
>> >world. Tegmark did not agree.
>I wonder why. Accepting the continuation of consciousness after quantum
>suicide seems to be equivalent to accepting the continuation of life
>after a
>lethal disease or even simply old age. Tegmark opinion doesn't seem to
>consistent. If anyone has access to this bright individual please ask
>him to
>explain his rational.

We have discussed that point a lot. Look in the archive. The difference
is that with quantum (or just COMP, you know) there is always a reality
where you survive, and, just as Bob Hearn said, you don't experience
realities where you dies. This is made clear when we distinguish first
and third person.

Received on Sat Dec 16 2000 - 05:45:51 PST

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