Telmo Menezes wrote:
> Quentin,
> 
> Ok, but what if consciousness is a computational process that
> potentially depends on the entire state of the universe? Let's suppose
> for example that quantum particles are the fundamental building
> blocks, i.e. the hardware, and that consciousness is a computational
> process that emerges from their interactions. We still have MEC+MAT,
> and due to quantum entanglement, any quantum particle in the universe
> can potentially interfere in the consciousness computation. How can
> you store Bruno's film in such a universe?
> 
> Telmo.


But brain functions are essentially classical (see Tegmark's paper).  Thought 
would be impossible if quantum entanglement was more that a perturbation.  From 
a classical viewpoint, your brain can only be causally affected by a finite 
portion of the universe.

Brent

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