Re: Anthropic Inference

From: Randall Randall (
Date: Wed Aug 23 2006 - 21:02:04 MDT

On Aug 23, 2006, at 8:38 PM, Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:
> What kind of disembodied soul - or disembodied Bayesian agent - is
> supposed to be floating out there, observing, waiting to be
> "randomly" assigned by some cosmic die roll, to the possibly ill-
> formed or infinite set of all sentient beings who will ever exist
> in the whole of Time and the Level IV Multiverse? Where is this
> disembodied soul - since it's clearly not inside Time?

And where was the dice roll before the dice were thrown?

There may be an argument against the Doomsday and Simulation
arguments, but this isn't it.

Randall Randall <>
"You don't help someone by looking at their list of options and
  eliminating the one they chose!" -- David Henderson

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