Re: The Physics of Immortality

Hara Ra (
Sat, 22 Aug 1998 23:41:26 -0700

At 05:06 PM 8/22/98 +0100, Bryan Moss wrote:
>I have question concerning Tipler's beliefs. I've
>heard people on this list say he uses his Omega
>Point theory to justify his religious beliefs, but
>from what I understand his theory states that
>there will be infinite computation and all beings
>that have ever existed or could have existed will
>be resurrected. Does he use this as justification
>for religious beliefs? Personally I can't see any
>link between the potential existence of a God-like
>entity and worship. Or does the Omega Point have a
>huge ego that must be satisfied by long-dead
>entities going to church?
Would someone briefly summarize Tipler's argument here? The local library doesn't carry The Physics of Immortality and I don't want to buy the book to find out.

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