Re: reasoning under computational limitations
Sun, 4 Apr 1999 21:25:11 -0700

Wei Dai, <>, writes:
> This rules out the possibility of an infinite universe that does not
> repeat and does not have a prefered position, but such a universe leads to
> various paradoxes so I don't think it can be logically consistent
> anyway.

But isn't the conventional model of the universe, if we assume that it is spatially open and unbounded, in exactly this form?

Would you suggest that, on philosophical grounds, we have evidence that the universe cannot be infinite (without preferred positions)?