Re: [sl4] Uploads coming first would be good, right?.

From: Stuart Armstrong (
Date: Mon Feb 09 2009 - 03:09:25 MST

> On the
> Extropian List I used nothing but
> The Identity of Indiscernibles and high school algebra to derive The
> Pauli Exclusion Principle; and that is the root of chemistry, and that
> is the root of biology. By the way I'm rather pleased with that
> derivation.

Sounds rather impressive - do you still have the derivation? And what
assumptions do you put into it - basically how did you distinguish
bosons (which don't obey the exclusion principle) from fermions?
Indiscernibles wouldn't be enough.


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