Bruno Marchal wrote:
>> Yes, we simulated some systems, but they couldn't perform the
>> same function.
> A pump does the function of an heart.
No. A pump just pumps blood. The heart also performs endocrine functions, it
can react dynamically to the brain, it can grow, it can heal, it can become
infected, etc...

Bruno Marchal wrote:
>> And then another, much bigger step is required in order to say
>> *everything*/everyone/every part can be emulated.
> Indeed. Comp makes this impossible, as the environment is the result  
> of a comptetion between infinities of universal machine in arithmetic.  
> See my other post to you sent  yesterday.
Yes, OK, I understand that.
But this also means that COMP relies on the assumption that whatever is not
emulable about our brains (or whatever else) does not matter at all to what
we (locally) are, only what is emulable matters. I find this assumption
completely unwarranted and I have yet to see evidence for it or a reasoning
behind it.


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