> It's probably appropriate here to invoke mathematical isomorphism,
> and contend that infinite repetitions, or one repetition, are the
> same thing as no repetitions, at least when speaking of the *entire
> universe*. More specifically, all of our usual feelings and
> thoughts concerning repetition per se don't apply here, and so
> it's very much the same thing as it happening only once.
> Lee Corbin
In correspondence to your comments, infinite repetitions without beginning or
end, do constitute a single cosmos. Thanks for stating it so clearly. Every
experience of pure self-awareness feels like the first time... like
recognizing the place where you began, yet seeing it as if for the first time.
Right now I'm having amnesia and deja-vu at the same time. I think I've
forgotten this before.
-- Stephen Wright
consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism
Everything that can happen has already happened, not just once,
but an infinite number of times, and will continue to do so forever.
(Everything that can happen = more than anyone can imagine.)
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