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The basic problem with the trilemma is that given the setup the "you won" message is a lie.

There are a large number of copies with equal claim to the prize and nearly all of them are about to be consigned to oblivion, and have thus not won a damm thing - The odds of winning the prize have not shifted an iota, instead what you have done is add on a extra possible outcome to the act of playing the lottery, that of spending ten seconds going "oh fuck, Im going to die" then dying. If creating more identical copies of me carries extra antic... (read more)