On 12/24/2012 7:27 PM, meekerdb wrote:
Pfft, really? Oh my, you are hard up to save an obviously false
idea! If the infinity is merely potential, the situation is worse! Think
about it, how many different 1p are *possible*? Many, at least! I
submit to you that the number must be infinite. This would be equivalent
to an infinite number of propositions. It should be obvious that to
find a SAT solution to such is impossible for any classical system.
On 12/24/2012 3:43 PM, Stephen P. King wrote:
On 12/24/2012 3:22 PM, meekerdb wrote:
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.
I think you missed the point I was trying to make.
Apparently. You are basing this impossibility on a literal infinity -
not just "very very many"? In that case I'd agree because the literal
infinity is itself impossible.
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