On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 2:32 PM, Jason Resch <jasonre...@gmail.com> wrote:
> But according to computationalism your conscious moment is attached to > some computer program, and computer programs progress until they halt. > And a computer program is constantly changing so consciousness is constantly changing too, and that's a good thing because a static consciousness is no consciousness at all. > Therefore you could identify the future self as at least one of the > natural progressions of any program going through a state which results in > your current experience. > You can identify your past state as one that produced your present state, but it's hard to identify with your future state when you don't know what it will be. That's why predicting isn't as good as remembering and its what causes the arrow of time. John K Clark -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.