On Fri, Jul 12, 2024 at 7:28 PM Brent Meeker <meekerbr...@gmail.com> wrote:

*> So a Turing machine is more powerful than a human brain* > Yes, anything your brain can do there is a Turing Machine that can do them too, including committing all your errors; but there are lots of Turing Machines that can do lots of things that your brain cannot. However your brain does have one advantage, it's a real physical thing, but a Turing Machine is not, it's more like a schematic diagram of the underlying logic of a brain or computer at the most detailed and fundamental level possible. A Turing Machine can't calculate anything unless it's actually constructed, and for that you need atoms. > > *> therefore a human can be consider a Turing machine. * > Yes, you can be considered to be a Turing Machine, a particular Turing Machine, but you are NOT ALL Turing Machines > *> Invalid inference. * > I don't think so. John K Clark See what's on my new list at Extropolis <https://groups.google.com/g/extropolis> tdi -- 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 view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/everything-list/CAJPayv3VQjkkdWu_nsDQVdOtB11HqkSQJGZNFKJ6gjcfccOmJA%40mail.gmail.com.