Stathis Papaioannou wrote:
> 2009/1/10 Brent Meeker <meeke...@dslextreme.com>:
>
>   
>> 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?
>>     
>
> Are you suggesting that the observer would be conscious of the passage
> of time through two consecutive machine states, s1 and s2, running on
> the one machine m1, but not if s1 is run on m1 (which is then stopped)
> and s2 run on a separate machine m2?
>
>
>   
I'm suggesting that "running a state" is incoherent.

Brent

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