On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 4:58 AM, Richard Ruquist <yann...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 2:03 AM, Jason Resch <jasonre...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 3:18 PM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
> >> On 2/18/2013 11:47 AM, Terren Suydam wrote:
> >> If God is arithmetical truth, then what if anything is there to be said
> >> about its "character"? I know from a formal perspective the answer is
> >> nothing, because nothing formal can be said about truth.
> >> This is more of an informal question, and comes out of my innate desire
> >> anthropomorphize.
> >> Why would you suppose that your desire to anthropomorphize is anything
> >> other than wishful thinking? Do you also have a desire to
> >> the periodic table? the solar system? the infinitesimal calculus?
> > Within comp, there are many minds that have infinite computations
> > at their disposal. They can evolve forever, and approach infinite
> > intelligence and knowledge. They all explore the same mathematical truth
> > and thus having the same data (that of mathematical truth they explore)
> > together with near infinite intelligence, they are almost never wrong on
> > question or matter. Thus, despite possibly different origins, they are
> > of a like mind, opinion, and possibly character. The number of
> > questions on which these super intelligence disagree goes towards zero as
> > their intelligence goes towards infinity.
> If our universe is holographic, the computational resources are
> limited to the Lloyd Limit of 10^120 bits, with a maximum possible
> 10^122 bits
> Ref: http://arxiv.org/ftp/astro-ph/papers/0602/0602420.pdf
I was not proposing that our universe could support infinite computational
resources, but that some other universes might, and intelligent
beings/civilizations in those universes are unbounded.
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