Bruno Marchal wrote:
> Le 05-sept.-06, à 15:38, 1Z a écrit :
> >
> >> The conscious computations, on the other hand, are there and
> >> self-aware
> >
> > Not really. They are just possibilities.
> >
> >>  even though we cannot interact with them, just as all the statues in
> >> a block of marble would be conscious
> >> if statues were conscious and being embedded in marble did not render
> >> them unconscious.
> >
> > But that gets to the heart of the paradox. You are suggesting that
> > conscious
> > computations are still conscious even thought hey don't exst and
> > are mere possiiblities! That is surely a /reductio/ of one of your
> > premisses
> The everything-lister, with or without comp, takes as natural the idea
> that all possibilities exist, and that actuality is just a possibility
> viewed from that possibility.

Of course it is not natural, or we would not
have two separate words for "possible" and "actual".

You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups 
"Everything List" group.
To post to this group, send email to
To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED]
For more options, visit this group at

Reply via email to