Re: Little presentation

From: Marchal <>
Date: Fri Jan 18 07:40:40 2002

Hi Matthieu,

I remember our conversations. Welcome to the list! I like
Greg Egan very much but I have only read its "permutation city".
I'm looking for its "quarantine".
So you don't believe in the need of a measure? The whole
list seems to be splitted on that question!


---- Original message ----

>Instead of replying too quickly to a mail, maybe I should introduce myself
>I'm a 28 years old network software engineer.
>I have exchanged some mails with Bruno Marchal quite a long time ago, after
>an article in "Pour la Science" (french edition of "Scientific American".)
>I also have read his thesis : "Computability, Physics and Cognition".
>I'm a science-fiction reader and Greg Egan fan. I have found "everything"
>list from Egan's web site.
>I agree with Max Tegmark statement : that mathematical objets exist, "self-
>aware substructures" of these objets perceive their environment as real and
>this is why we imagine that our universe is real.
>I don't see why a "measure" is needed. I'm not sure such a measure could be
>intrinsically defined. I will try to argue about this later.
>I hope I don't get you bored with things you have already spoken about a
>thousand times.
Received on Fri Jan 18 2002 - 07:40:40 PST

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