Don't be so sure, because I don'tImmanuel Can wrote: ↑Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:31 pmIt was only an example. But if you have a .5 % error margin, it does not mean you made the error. It means you had a very small chance of having made it. And that's certainly far, far better than having a 99.5% chance of being wrong, as I'm sure you agree.
It's a false dichotomy.
99.9999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999 is better than 99.5
The ideal is "infinite knowledge" right. The more 9's you can add to it - the better.
lim(time - >∞) knowledge = 100%
An unattainable ideal in practice, but in the right direction any way.
It also means that you need to identify errors, rectify errors and look around corners for errors in a never-ending attempt to reduce them.
And you need to prepare for Black Swan events. Because they can and do happen.
lim(time - >∞) errors = 0
Boostrin doesn't know what information is. Physicists do.
Of course it does. If you have a Theory Of Everything that doesn't answer every question then it's not a Theory of Everything. Is it?
Furthermore, a Theory of Everything would prove that free will doesn't exist and that the universe is entirely deterministic Cellular Automaton.
But that shouldn't matter to us. Truth is Truth.