On Thursday, October 17, 2013 4:37:58 AM UTC-4, Bruno Marchal wrote:
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> On 17 Oct 2013, at 04:04, Craig Weinberg wrote:
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> Right, but the mechanistic model of the brain would not fit very well with 
> that capacity. It would be like each part of a program being able to 
> control other parts by feel.
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> It is like that.
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> here is a recursive definition of a brain. It is either a universal 
> machine controlling a second universal machine, or it is a brain 
> controlling another brain.
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> Bruno
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The recursiveness is ok, but why would there be a feeling associated with 
it? Why and how would one brain control another by feeling and willing 
rather than modally "believing" and doing?

Craig


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