Could mind x and mind y “know itself” as individual x and y via some kind of internal measuring such as a mutual difference detector that operates similarly but not in a mirrored fashion
in a combinatorial fashion, there can be a distinct set of legal combinations that are identical for each but which might be active at different times.
consensus? oh dear. feeling like two rubix cubes that need to be synchronized before understanding takes place
maybe the entirety doesn’t need to be bisimilar but only the portion of contention that needs understanding?