On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 11:19 AM, Brent Meeker <meeke...@dslextreme.com> wrote:
> Physical laws aren't "out there". They are models we invent. So of course > we like to invent algorithmic ones because they are more usable. People > used to invent non-algorithmic ones, like "Zeus does that when he's angry." > but they were hard to apply. QM is entirely algorithmic since it includes > inherent randomness. However this is probably not important for the > function of brains. Did you mean to say QM is *not* entirely algorithmic? If randomness is important in the brain it is then a further step to show that true randomness, rather than pseudorandomness, is necessary. -- Stathis Papaioannou -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.