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28 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 12 January 2009 08:35PM

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Comment author: gwern 27 October 2009 09:11:22PM 2 points [-]

It's a nice weirdtopia, but it seems like it might have problems with your continued existence, eg. if I think a weirdtopia with the current laws of physics, do I die the instant my weirdtopia shifts to the next one? (If I don't, how could the weirdtopia possibly shift the laws without killing me, given the consilience of science? see http://lesswrong.com/lw/hq/universal_fire/ )

Comment author: Cortexelus 27 October 2009 09:23:24PM 6 points [-]

Your problem with the paradox of continued existence in weirdtopia necessarily continues your existence.

Comment author: gwern 27 October 2009 09:30:35PM 1 point [-]