On 2/14/2012 2:47 PM, meekerdb wrote:
My understanding is that the properties of the physical world are
inferred from our subjective experiences that have a consistency
(which Vic Stenger calls point-of-view-invariance) which allows us to
model them as being "out there", i.e. objective. Bruno's theory is
that this subset of subjective experiences is generated by all
possible computations. Hence the material world model is derivative
from computation and is not primitive or fundamental. This however
may suffer from a white-rabbit problem since it seems likely that many
sets of subjective experiences will correspond to models of
Incidentally, I think that human-like consciousness can only exist
within the context of a physical world model. _So the physical world
is not optional, even if it isn't fundamental._
I think that we agree 100% here!
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