Re: Is the fourth time is the charm?

From: J. Goard (
Date: Sat May 20 2000 - 12:02:59 MDT

At 07:56 AM 5/20/00 -0700, wrote:

>Suppose you had somehow been coerced/tricked into using one some time in
the past. (By "you" I now mean the being who exited from that transporter
and who has the memory of having gone through it.) Would that make a

That's a great question about economic rationality. Suppose you're faced
with the decision of whether to go through a transporter. For whatever
reason, you've gone through similar transporters 10 times, and each time
successfully experienced coming out the other end. Should this increase
your confidence in going into the transporter this time? I believe Nozick
posed a similar problem. I'll try to dig it up.

J. Goard
The Beyond outside us is indeed swept away, and the
great undertaking of the Enlightenment complete;
but the Beyond *inside* us has become a new heaven
and calls us to renewed heaven-storming.
                                      --Max Stirner

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