[ExI] Repeated Experience

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 14:47:53 UTC 2007

On 26/07/07, Vladimir Nesov <robotact at mail.ru> wrote:

> This comes around to just another take on quantum immortality.
> If universe given observer is embedded in is described by a
> set of (mathematical) rules (e.g. initial state, transitions), and these rules are
> being followed by some implementation on computer, subjective
> experience of observer doesn't depend on implementation or computer.
> >From observer's point of view there is no difference between him being
> emulated on one computer system or another, his experience from his
> point of view is a platonic entity. This subjective experience can as well be
> considered to be emulated partially on one implementation, and
> partially on another, or on no implementation at all - this doesn't
> change anything. Pitfall of such thought experiment is that this
> platonic universe can't be modified, modification equals to
> picking different platonic universe, so for discussion about
> subjective experience of embedded observer it doesn't matter what you do
> with implementation.

You can't change Platonic reality; but then, you can't change a
deterministic universe (such as the MWI describes) either.

Stathis Papaioannou

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