Yes - that's exactly what I meant. Assuming computationalism,
consciousness is implied. I do not always assume computationalism :) ...

On Sat, Nov 05, 2005 at 02:51:24PM +0100, Bruno Marchal wrote:
> 
> Le 05-nov.-05, ? 08:22, Russell Standish a ?crit :
> 
> >Game of Life is an example 2D system capable of universal
> >computation. I'm not sure this implies consciousness is possible in
> >2D, but it needs to be considered.
> 
> It is easy, although very tedious, to program a Universal Dovetailer, 
> in the game of life, and in that sense, assuming comp or some stronger 
> alpha-comp, it can generate consciousness, at least as seen from 
> inside. And then it generates the physics too (as seen from inside 
> again).
> 
> Bruno
> 
> 
> http://iridia.ulb.ac.be/~marchal/

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