On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 4:22 PM, George Levy <gl...@quantics.net> wrote:
> Kelly Harmon wrote:
> What if you used a lookup table for only a single neuron in a computer
> simulation of a brain?
> Hi Kelly
> Zombie arguments involving look up tables are faulty because look up tables
> are not closed systems. They require someone to fill them up.
> To resolve these arguments you need to include the creator of the look up
> table in the argument. (Inclusion can be across widely different time
> periods and spacial location)

Indeed!  I'm not arguing that the use of look-up tables entails
zombie-ism.  I was posing a question in response to Jessie's comment:

>> I don't have a problem with the idea that a giant lookup table is just
>> a sort of "zombie", since after all the way you'd create a lookup table

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