Dear Russell, Back in 2012, you made the following claims regarding my general attack on Bruno's "mathematical reductionism":
1) Self-awareness is a requirement for consciousness 2) We expect to find ourselves in an environment sufficiently rich and complex to support self-aware structures (by Anthropic Principle), but not more complex than necessary (Occams Razor). Sort of like Einstein's principle "As simple as possible, and no simpler." 3) The simplest environment generating a given level of complexity is one that has arisen as a result of evolution from a much simpler initial state. This is the evolution in the multiverse observation, that evolution is the only creative (or information generating) process. 4) Evolutionary processes work with populations, so automatically, you must have other self-aware entities in your world, and consequently inter-subjectivity. My question to you, as basic as it might seem, is... have you changed your mind about any of these presuppositions? Yours forever in the multiverse, Dan -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.