On 3/7/2013 11:37 PM, Terren Suydam wrote:
Ah. That's above my pay grade unfortunately. But I don't think our immediate failure to solve that problem dooms the idea that a cat's experience of the world is explainable in terms of mechanism. Conversely, even if we did solve it, there would still be doubts. For the time being, comp remains for me the most fruitful assumption about reality, such as it is. It assumes so little and opens up such incredible vistas.



I agree. I think that it becomes more open to applications once it is aligned with, say, David Chalmers and Ben Goertzel's ideas. I am interested in applications <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qnd-hdmgfk>. ;-)

On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 11:17 PM, Stephen P. King <stephe...@charter.net <mailto:stephe...@charter.net>> wrote:

    On 3/7/2013 10:40 PM, Terren Suydam wrote:
    I'm game. Which puzzle are we figuring out?

        A solution to Bruno's 'arithmetic body problem'.



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