Re: reasoning under computational limitations

Wei Dai (
Mon, 5 Apr 1999 03:57:31 -0700

On Sun, Apr 04, 1999 at 09:25:11PM -0700, wrote:
> But isn't the conventional model of the universe, if we assume that it
> is spatially open and unbounded, in exactly this form?

The conventional model does have a prefered position, namely the Big Bang.

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