Liz,
Your comp is obviously not my comp. Don't tell me what my comp does or
doesn't do...

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Edgar
On Thursday, January 9, 2014 9:38:47 PM UTC-5, Liz R wrote:
>
> On 10 January 2014 15:34, Edgar L. Owen <edga...@att.net <javascript:>>wrote:
>
>> Liz,
>>
>> No, that's not the only way to falsify it. One merely needs to show it
>> doesn't properly describe reality as I've just done. If you even assume a
>> computational universe in the first place you have to assume (you are
>> assuming) that it computes reality. The fact that reality exists is
>> conclusive proof.
>>
>> That doesn't work for comp, however, which doesn't assume a computational
> universe. The assumptions it makes are a lot simpler than that. I believe
> they are
>
> The Church-Turing thesis
> Elementary arithmetic
> That consciousness is a form of computation
>
>
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