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


On Thursday, January 9, 2014 9:38:47 PM UTC-5, Liz R wrote:
> On 10 January 2014 15:34, Edgar L. Owen < <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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