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Comment author: Lukas_Gloor 31 August 2017 04:14:21PM *  3 points [-]

I believe that you're right about the historicity, but for me at least, any explanations of UDT I came across a couple of years ago seemed too complicated for me to really grasp the implications for anthropics, and ADT (and the appendix of Brian's article here) were the places where things first fell into place for my thinking. I still link to ADT these days as the best short explanation for reasoning about anthropics, though I think there may be better explanations of UDT now (suggestions?). Edit: I of course agree with giving credit to UDT being good practice.

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