Hi Bruno Marchal
"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 ?
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From: Bruno Marchal
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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