On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 4:33 AM, Mark Buda <her...@acm.org> wrote: > Greetings. > > I believe humanity now has all the pieces of the theory of everything. > The only remaining problem is putting them together to make a > beautiful picture. > > I believe one of the pieces is: Everything exists. (That's what this > list is about, right?) > > Here's another: Consciousness is computation. > > The algorithm doesn't matter. We are all running the same universal > algorithm. The difference is in our inputs, our starting state, the > bits on our Turing machine's infinite tape. > > Some computations may terminate. Some computations may repeat. The > kind of computations that human consciousness is is the kind that does > not terminate or repeat. > > While composing this email, I apparently achieved enlightenment. (I'm > serious. It's complicated.)
So I suppose we all achieved enlightenment then. Excellent. -- silky http://www.mirios.com.au/ http://island.mirios.com.au/t/rigby+random+20 beggary, pertinacity CAD kaddish.
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