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10 Post author: Stuart_Armstrong 01 November 2011 11:41AM

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Comment author: Stuart_Armstrong 02 November 2011 12:56:44PM *  0 points [-]

A simplification: SIA + individual impact = SSA + total impact

ie if I think that worlds with more copies are more likely (but these are independent of me), this gives the same behaviour that if I believe my decision affects those of my copies (but worlds with many copies are no more likely).