On 12/24/2012 11:41 AM, Stephen P. King wrote:
Flies can unify their vision because the distance between their individual eyes is
small and the number is finite. One can still manage to get a mutually commuting set of
observations in these conditions. When one has an arbitrarily large distance between a
pair of "eyes" and the number of them is infinite then it is impossible to have a
mutually commuting set of observations. This is the problem of omniscience.
I have two eyes and no problem unifying them. Vision takes place in the brain,
not the eyes.
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