[ExI] Boltzmann brains
stathisp at gmail.com
Sun May 3 18:41:33 UTC 2020
On Mon, 4 May 2020 at 01:31, John Clark via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> On Sun, May 3, 2020 at 10:39 AM Adrian Tymes via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> >> It makes no difference how astronomically unlikely something is, as
>>> long as the probability is not exactly precisely zero if you have infinity
>>> and eternity to work with then not only will it happen it will happen an
>>> infinite number of times.
>> *> But we have not had infinity to work with. *
> We have infinity to work with if Hugh Everett's Many Worlds interpretation
> of Quantum Mechanics is correct, or if Eternal Inflation is right, and if
> the inflationary model of the Big Bang is right then Eternal Inflation
> probably is too. And even if none of that is true and the universe is
> finite in the past dimension it could still have a infinite eternal future.
Or it could be infinite in extent.
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