On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 1:12 PM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
> On 7/2/2012 7:36 AM, Jason Resch wrote:
> Do you really not see any difference between tables and chairs and
>> people and numbers,
> Chairs and people are also mathematical objects, just really complex ones
> with a large information content. This is the necessary conclusion of
> anyone who believes physical laws are mathematical.
> No, it's a necessary conclusion of anyone who cannot distinguish a
> description from the thing described.
I think the identity of indiscernibles applies: If no distinction can ever
be made (by observers within a mathematical universe and observers within a
physical universe) then there is no distinction. You are using "physical"
as an honorific, but it adds no information.
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