On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 02:11:59PM -0700, Craig Weinberg wrote:
> On Friday, October 12, 2012 4:42:56 PM UTC-4, Russell Standish wrote:
> > Assuming this system exhibits universality like the original GoL, and 
> > assuming COMP, then some patterns will exhibit consciousness. However, 
> > the patterns will no doubt be astronomical in size. The movies you see 
> > here would be like taking an electron microscopic movie of the inner 
> > workings of part of one cell in the human body. 
> >
> Unlike part of a human cell though, they are just an optical presentation 
> with no mass or chemical composition. 
> Craig

I know you don't believe in COMP, but assuming COMP (I am open-minded
on the topic), mass and chemical composition are irrelevant to



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