Re: many worlds theory of immortality

From: Hal Finney <>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2005 16:31:16 -0700 (PDT)

Nick Prince writes:
> If the MW immortality is correct then would we not only be immortal but
> also very alone in the end. We know that we observe others die so
> since we always find ourselves in a branch of the multiverse where we
> live on - the conclusion seems inescapable
> Can anyone figure a way out of such inevitable eternal loneliness
> because I rather like to chat to my freinds!!

Yes, it's very simple. Just kill yourself whenever any of your friends
die. Then you will only be alive in universes where your friends
are alive.

I should add that the theory of "quantum immortality" is quite
controversial on this list and we had a former member, Jacques Mallah,
who made many strong arguments against it.

Hal Finney
Received on Wed Apr 13 2005 - 20:29:06 PDT

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