Bruno Marchal wrote: > On 14 Nov 2008, at 19:46, Brent Meeker wrote: > >> That was my point. The SWE indicates that every microscopic event >> that >> happens or doesn't happen stochastically splits the wave function. >> But >> these events don't generally cause a split of Kory or other classical >> objects. >> > > This would contradict the linearity of the tensor product together > with the linearity of the evolution of the wave. I think. > > > >> I don't see this. For a non-materialist it seems that an un- >> implemented >> idea or program is an incoherent concept. >> > > An un- implemented idea or algorithm makes sense. For example a > description of an algorithm A in natural language. Then an > implementation of A in the universal language U consists in a formal > string X such that if U is given X, UX, and run, the UX behaves like A > was supposed to define, except for the unexpected bugs. > "implementation" always means "implementation in some language",

But does un-implemented mean not implemented in any language? > be it > immaterial combinators or "material" hardware. > With comp, the point is that "material hardware" needs itself to be > implemented in arithmetic, except here it is not so much a direct > implementation (unless Kory's, and Jason's mathematical physicalsim is > true) but more like an emergence from all computations (and thus on > all possible implementations But all possible implementations is a logical concept that exists only in platonia - so what is the distinction between implemented and un-implemented computations. Brent > of all computations in the universal > deployment). It is an open problem if the physics which emerge from > all computations can be itself capture by one computations. I doubt > it. If it exists, then it must have the shape of a sepical Universal > Dovetailer, like a quantum Universal Dovetailer (why not, but for me > this is very speculative). > > > > Bruno > http://iridia.ulb.ac.be/~marchal/ > > > > > > > > --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---