Hi Bruno Marchal 

You said:

"God, matter, consciousness are never computable"

Is that because the above are nonphysical ?  
If consciousness is not computable, can ideas be computable ?

I'm totally lost. I don't even understand how ANYTHING other
than numbers can be computable. 

Suppose you do a computation. You get a number or a bunch of numbers.
How can you say what they mean ? 
----- Receiving the following content ----- 
From: Bruno Marchal 
Receiver: everything-list 
Time: 2013-01-21, 09:36:34
Subject: Re: Escaping from the world of 3p Flatland

On 20 Jan 2013, at 20:44, meekerdb wrote:

On 1/20/2013 3:41 AM, Bruno Marchal wrote: 
I agree. It is always better to stick to the most common sense of the words. 

That's funny coming from a guy who used "God" to designate abstract 

God, matter, consciousness are never computable. Where did I ever used "God" to 
designate computations. It seems to me that I insist a lot for not making that 
kind of spurious identification. 
I have identified, in the comp context, "God" with Arithmetical Truth, 
explaining why it makes "God" unnameable by machines.
Computation are Sigma_1
Truth is Sigma_1 union Sigma_2 union Sigma_3 union Sigma_4 union ... 

You are a bit quick here, Brent,



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