On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 12:20 AM, Stephen Paul King < stephe...@provensecure.com> wrote:
> Hi Jason, > > So what is turning the "knob" on the values of y (or x)? > Nothing, the whole graph exists at once, but y varies as x varies. Why does x=1,y=9 have to be destroyed to make room for x=2,y=11? What does destroying the previous state add to x=2,y=11 that wasn't there before? Now consider we aren't dealing with a simple line, but an equation tracing the interactions of all the particle interactions in your brain. If x=1 corresponds to your consciousness in time 1, and x=2 corresponds to your consciousness in time 2, then how would destroying the x=1 state change your conscious state for x=2? Jason > > > On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 10:40 PM, Jason Resch <jasonre...@gmail.com>wrote: > >> >> >> >> On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 9:40 PM, Stephen Paul King < >> stephe...@provensecure.com> wrote: >> >>> Dear Brent, >>> >>> I have a persisting question. How is is that we can get away with >>> using verbs (implying actions) when we are describing timeless entities? >>> >>> >> In the same way we can say that y increases as x increases, in the graph >> of y = 2x + 7 >> >> Jason >> >> -- 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.