On 25 September 2013 13:21, Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com> wrote:
> The main problem with comp that I see is the presentation problem.
> Computation requires no sights, sounds, smells, flavors, feelings, etc, not
> does it make sense that any of these could be intentionally or accidentally
> generated by computation alone. Comp does not seem to refer to the universe
> in which we actually reside, only a theoretical non-verse of arithmetic
> relations. Computation and counting are useful specifically because they
> lack any physical bodies or proprietary characteristic - numbers apply
> figuratively to anything because they apply literally to nothing.
ISTM that that sounds like a very good summary of why comp may in fact be
onto something fundamental.
(I'm not sure from what you say whether you think this is a point for or
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