Re: (Quantum) suicide not necessary?

From: James Higgo <>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2001 08:34:49 -0000

I have a white Rabbit. Your thought does not include a _flying_ rabbit and
hence it seems to you that there should be a reason for this. Really, all
you are saying is 'why does my thought not include anything I find strange'.
I have said this before.
----- Original Message -----
From: Brent Meeker <>
To: James Higgo <>; Michael Rosefield
<>; Saibal Mitra <>;
Sent: Sunday, March 04, 2001 9:33 PM
Subject: Re: (Quantum) suicide not necessary?

> On 03-Mar-01, James Higgo wrote:
> > Your comment, 'an explanation that can explain anything explains
> > nothing.' is very imporatnt, and many people have said it. It is true
> > of any TOE, as you say, and implies that _you_ should stop looking for
> > a TOE as you will always be dissatisfied.
> I would be satisfied with a TOE that explains everything, but not
> anything. Some TOE's are inconsistent with white rabbits - i.e.
> couldn't explain a white rabbit, and hence have some explanatory power.
> TOE's that start with all observer moments exist don't seem to have
> even this.
> Brent Meeker
Received on Mon Mar 05 2001 - 13:07:02 PST

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