Re: poly: eschatology

From: Perry E. Metzger <>
Date: Mon Jan 12 1998 - 16:42:56 PST

Anders Sandberg writes:
> No, matter is not that relevant. What is needed is phase space volume
> - you can store states/information in energy too.

Assuming you could find some way to read and write that information --
not necessarily that obvious -- there is still only a finite amount of
mass/energy in the universe at any time.

> Tipler explicitly tries to avoid the Eternal Return in his model.

In the end, I'm far from convinced he's proven his case, and here we
are anyway faced with an apparently open spacetime curvature anyway.

Received on Tue Jan 13 00:33:08 1998

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