Kim Jones wrote: > > On 10/01/2009, at 6:37 PM, Brent Meeker wrote: > >> The question is how is the simulated observer made conscious of the >> passage of >> (simulated) time. If you just look a momentary machine states, >> ignoring their >> causal/temporal relations, how will they create the consciousness of >> time in the >> simulated observer? >> >> Brent > > > But does it make any difference whether the observer is simulated or > not?
But the question is what constitutes an adequate simulation. Can it be the existence of disjoint states or must there be a causal connection between the states or is some implicit order enough? How does the "time" get simulated? Brent >I've been assuming all along that my "reality" might be a > "simulated" one from your POV. You could (without me knowing for sure > but perhaps suspecting it) be projecting my entire reality for my (and > almost certainly, your) benefit. Without you fiddling the knobs and > faders behind the scenes I don't even exist. > > Time exists where the conscious mind attributes or senses "meaning". > Because everything can ultimately be derived from everything else, it > makes sense that time is like a kind of "white noise of meaning" of > all perceived OMs. > > > If that isn't too Shirley McLaine > > > > regards, > > > Kim > > > > --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to everything-l...@googlegroups.com To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---