On 8/21/2012 1:35 PM, John Clark wrote:
On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 benjayk <benjamin.jaku...@googlemail.com
> In this post I present an example of a problem that we can
solve, yet a computer can't, even in principle, thus showing that our
intelligence transcends that of a computer. [...]
Is the following statement true?
'This statement can't be confirmed to be true solely by utilizing
The following statement is without question true:
"Benjamin Jakubik cannot consistently assert this sentence"
A computer would have no difficulty in asserting this true statement,
in fact every one of you is looking at a computer now doing that
simple task right now, and yet there is no logical paradox that
threatens to tear the universe apart; and yet a human being, Benjamin
Jakubik, is unable to perform this task, a task that even the smallest
computer can do with ease.
John K Clark
How would this work when it is the computer itself that is named
and not some third party such as Ben?
"Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed."
~ Francis Bacon
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