On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 6:35 PM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:

> On 9/25/2011 11:28 AM, Bruno Marchal wrote: > >> I mentioned QM only to mentioned a computer emulable theory of molecules. >> I find quite possible that QM explains biochemistry, given the incredible >> theory of chemistry the SWE equation allow (molecules and the electronic >> shape of atoms is really what QM explains the most elegantly and >> successfully, but this is besides my point). >> >> But you are coherent: if you want materialism, you will need a non turing >> emulable theory of matter, and of mind. >> Good luck, because it needs already some amount of work to conceive >> something not Turing emulable in math, and in physics, it is even more >> difficult. >> > > But QM is based on complex numbers over the reals, which are already not > Turing emulable. > > Has a real number ever been measured by any physicist? Jason -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to everything-list@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.