Schrödinger’s cat is not alone… …there’s also Rasputin’s cat. Advertisements Share this:FacebookLinkedInEmailPrintRedditTumblrTwitterPinterestLike this:Like Loading... One thought on “Schrödinger’s cat is not alone…” Add yours Thanks, Ian. I see you’ve noticed my own effort elsewhere (yes, this is one of Neil B’s posting handles. BTW these aren’t “sock puppets”, they are the manifestations of various platform-based ids such as through Blogger, WordPress, etc.) Well, it so happens that there really is a weird possible consequence of those silly multiple world: “quantum immortality” or “quantum suicide”: Suppose flaky MWI is true. If you try to kill yourself with a Schroedinger’s cat style quantum trigger, the versions of you that survive – however tiny the chance – will be aware and able to say “oh I’m still here!” But all the other versions are “dead” and don’t count. See, isn’t that cool? Look it up, it’s no “joke” even if MWI really should be. Which reminds me, you were going to say more about my FQXi essay if no already … Reply Comment (obtuse, impolite, or otherwise "troll"-like comments may be deleted) Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.