On 1/5/2013 10:38 AM, Craig Weinberg wrote:
On Saturday, January 5, 2013 7:10:13 AM UTC-5, Bruno Marchal wrote:
On 03 Jan 2013, at 18:13, Craig Weinberg wrote:
On Thursday, January 3, 2013 10:45:01 AM UTC-5, yanniru wrote:
BTW my stichk is that consciousness
comes from discrete compactified space that is arithmetic, in both the
megaverse and in each universe.
Why would consciousness come from discrete compactified space? To me, all
kind of explanation does is shift the mystery of consciousness from a
person to a
space. It ascribes the power of feeling and thinking to an arithmetic idea
than a person, leaving us right back where we started - asking why does an
arithmetic idea have thoughts and feelings.
Because we assume the brain works like a computer. Then, no computer can
an arithmetical reality supportinh his personhood from any other reality
Turing universality, unless it belongs to a simulation in some normal
supplied by infinitely many corrections (that is we are purposefully failed
So instead of assuming that we are conscious, you assume that the brain is a computer
and computation is conscious. Why is that an improvement?
Because computation is well defined and it implicitly creates modal categories that might
model the different categories or degrees of awarness and self-awarness. So it may make
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