Jason: I see what you are saying up at our level of understanding, I do not know how to present that in a technically convincing matter. Ronald
On Nov 20, 7:07 pm, Jason Resch <jasonre...@gmail.com> wrote: > Ronald, > > Right, I think that is what he implied and it is something I agree with. > There is only so much that can be learned about this universe, and physical > exploration by locomotion or even observation is limited in many ways. > Rather than moving around to other places to see what can be, with an > appropriate understanding of the physical laws one could create any > configuration of matter they wanted. Simulate biology and evolution to find > out what kinds of life might be out there; if the universe is infinitely > large, then simulation is more than just imagination, one would be > discovering things which are actually real, somewhere. The physical laws > and the possible configurations of matter are also a small part of what is > possible. Mathematics and simulation are two tools which provide a window > into what exists in other universes. If all possible universes exist then > imagination is the ultimate form of exploration. Ultimately, the limits of > consciousness itself, will be explored. What is it that can be perceived, > felt, experienced, by conscious minds. This inward exploration may be every > bit as rich as the "outward" exploration of > simulating/modeling/analyzing possible structures. > > Jason > > > > On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 2:39 PM, ronaldheld <ronaldh...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Jason: > > Do you want to add more? I know Q meant that mental exploration was > > more important than the physical > > .Ronald > > > On Nov 18, 1:53 pm, Jason <jasonre...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > Ronald, > > > > Hope it isn't too late. I think the last line from Q in the last > > > episode of the next generation is relevant: > > > > Q: "That is the exploration that awaits you. Not mapping stars and > > > studying nebulae, but charting the unknown possibilities of > > > existence." > > > > Jason > > > > On Nov 5, 3:42 pm, ronaldheld <ronaldh...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > Several years ago, I gave a talk mostly based on Tegmark's work. I > > > > would like to give an updated talk with other POVs within 40 minutes. > > > > Any suggestions, considering the Trek fan audience, would be > > > > appreciated. > > > > Ronald- Hide quoted text - > > > > - Show quoted text - > > > -- > > 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<everything-list%2bunsubscr...@googlegroups.com> > > . > > For more options, visit this group at > >http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.- Hide quoted text - > > - Show quoted text - -- 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.