Hi, Stathis, Brent,
In multiverses, I think it's possible to say there exists one universe
which could include
only one (super) being with nothing else.
I mean this (super) being is the universe itself.
So this super being knows everything right at the beginning of this
No need and not possible for this being to interact with other things
(either living or non-living) because
this being is the only thing in its universe. It doesn't need to do
anything except thinking (or dreaming) itself.
Maybe this being has the memories of the entire histories of other universe
(such as the one with the earth).
So this being just thinks always and feels not boring. I think it's
meaningful although I can't observe it.
[mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brent Meeker
Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 12:14 PM
Subject: Re: Bruno's argument
Stathis Papaioannou wrote:
> Brent Meeker writes:
>>I don't think "intelligence" is meaningful without an environment with
>>which it can interact. The same for computation: what distinguishes
>>computation and noise is a context in which it interacts with its
> What about an intelligent, conscious being spending its time dreaming?
> Stathis Papaioannou
You're hypothesizing an intelligent being and then asking me if it's
It a computatation only "dreams" then how could you know whether it was
intelligence, or just noise?
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