--- On Thu, 2/11/10, Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be> wrote:
> A little thin brain would produce a zombie?
Even if size affects measure, a zombie is not a brain with low measure; it's a
brain with zero measure. So the answer is obviously no - it would not be a
zombie. Stop abusing the language.
We know that small terms in the wavefunction have low measure. I would not
call these terms 'zombies'. Many small terms together can equal or exceed the
measure of big terms.
> MGA is more general (and older). The only way to escape the conclusion would
> be to attribute consciousness to a movie of a computation
That's not true. For partial replacement scenarios, where part of a brain has
counterfactuals and the rest doesn't, see my partial brain paper:
> What you call computationalism is a form of physicalist computationalism.
Not true. It could be physicalist or platonist - mathematical systems can
implement computations if the exist in a strong enough (Platonic) sense. I am
agnostic on Platonism.
> The measure is determined relatively by the universal machine by the set of
> the maximal consistent extensions of its beliefs.
Also not true. That's just your idea for how it should be done, which stems
from your false beliefs in QTI.
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