John Mikes wrote:
> Brent wrote:
> *"But is causality an implementation detail? There seems to be an implicit
> assumption that digitally represented states form a sequence just
> because there
> is a rule that defines(*) that sequence, but in fact all digital (and
> other) sequences depend on(**) causal chains." ...*
> I would insert at (*): /*'in digitality'*/ -
> and at (**):
> /*'(the co-interefficiency of) unlimited'*/ - because in my vocabulary
> (and I do not expect the 'rest of the world to accept it) the
> conventional term /'causality'/, meaning to find /"A CAUSE"/ within the
> (observed) topical etc. model that entails the (observed) 'effect' -
> gave place to the unlimited inteconnections that - in their total
> interefficiency - result in the effect we observed within a
> model-domain, irrespective of the limits of the observed domain.
> "Cause" - IMO - is a limited term of ancient narrow epistemic (model
> based?) views, not fit for discussions in a "TOE"-oriented style.
> Using obsolete words impress the coclusions as well.
I think I agree with that last remark (although I'm not sure because the
language seems obscure). I meant causality in the physicists sense of "no
action at a distance", not in an epistemic sense.
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