Re: Is a Person One or Many?

From: Stathis Papaioannou (
Date: Mon Mar 17 2008 - 17:11:57 MDT

What about this one. You are copied 100 times and each of the copies
is put inside a cubicle, numbered on the outside 1 to 100. The copy in
cubicle 1 is shown heads and the copies in cubicles 2 to 100 are shown
tails. If you have a 1/2 chance of seeing tails, does this suddenly
rise to 99/100 when you open the door and see the number on your

Stathis Papaioannou

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