Re: Numbers and other inhabitants of Platonia are also inhabitants ofmonads

2012-10-01 Thread Richard Ruquist
String theory and variable fine-structure measurements across the universe suggest that the discrete and distinct monads are ennumerable. On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 4:32 PM, Stephen P. King stephe...@charter.net wrote: On 10/1/2012 10:17 AM, Roger Clough wrote: Hi Stephen P. King Good idea, but

Re: Subjectivity is no longer a dirty word! A nice video discussing the dual aspect theory

2012-10-05 Thread Richard Ruquist
Along the theme of a dual-aspect theory of reality, I recommend the book Mind and Cosmos:Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature Is Almost Certainly False by Nagel, Thomas. It actually has little to do with Darwin but rather discusses how consciousness, cognition, etc. cannot not be

Proteins remember the past to predict the future

2012-10-05 Thread Richard Ruquist
Proteins remember the past to predict the future October 5, 2012 [+] Motor Proteins (credit: Ccl005/Wikimedia Commons) The most efficient machines remember what has happened to them, and use that memory to predict what the future holds. That is the conclusion of a theoretical study by Susanne

Re: Subjectivity is no longer a dirty word! A nice video discussingthe dual aspect theory

2012-10-05 Thread Richard Ruquist
, at 13:33, Roger Clough wrote: Hi Richard Ruquist I appreciate your suggestion, but I am already convinced, and have other sources besides that. What I'm looking for is a book which gives the central mechanism of abiogenesis, the production of living matter from nonliving matter. If indded

Re: Re: Re: On complexity and bottom-up theories and calculations

2012-10-06 Thread Richard Ruquist
Roger, In string theory the laws and constants of physics and chemistry come from the 6-d Calabi-Yau Compact Manifolds which are like the Leibnitz monads and/or the Indra Pearls of Buddhism. They number about 10^90/cc through out the universe, whereas there are about 10^90 particles in the

Re: Can computers be conscious ? Re: Zombieopolis Thought Experiment

2012-10-07 Thread Richard Ruquist
Roger, If human consciousness comes from attached monads, as I think you have claimed, then why could not these monads attach to sufficiently complex computers as well. Richard On Sun, Oct 7, 2012 at 8:17 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi John Clark Unless computers can deal with

Re: Re: Re: Re: On complexity and bottom-up theories and calculations

2012-10-07 Thread Richard Ruquist
by the CYMs who were created during the big bang according to string theory.. Richard On Sun, Oct 7, 2012 at 8:34 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Richard Ruquist Then where do the CYMs and their properties come from ? Roger Clough, rclo...@verizon.net 10/7/2012 Forever is a long

Re: Leibniz on consciousness and the self as non-materialistic

2012-10-08 Thread Richard Ruquist
Hi Roger, We now know that matter is not infinitely divisible. So the argument of Leibniz is falsified. In appreciation, Richard On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 6:50 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Leibniz on consciousness and the self as non-materialistic

Re: experiences vs descriptions of experiences

2012-10-08 Thread Richard Ruquist
a) as Leibniz says, perception of any kind must be a unity of the many in the one, just as in Plato's All. The spherical CYM monads of string theory each maps the entire universe into its 1000 Planck-length diameter with unity of all directions achieved at the point of its center. So despite

Re: Re: Can computers be conscious ? Re: Zombieopolis Thought Experiment

2012-10-08 Thread Richard Ruquist
of consciousness. Richard On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 9:25 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Richard Ruquist I may have given that impression, sorry, but a monad can only make what's inside do what it can do. Human and animal monads can both feel, so they can be conscious. But a rock

Re: Conjoined Twins

2012-10-08 Thread Richard Ruquist
May I suggest that entangled BECs in their brains may allow for more or less instant communication of thoughts, but that one or the other may be able to disentangle and have independent thoughts, or have independent thoughts that are instantly communicated and disagreed with. Just a shot in the

The real reasons we don’t have AGI yet

2012-10-08 Thread Richard Ruquist
The real reasons we don’t have AGI yet A response to David Deutsch’s recent article on AGI October 8, 2012 by Ben Goertzel (Credit: iStockphoto) As we noted in a recent post, physicist David Deutsch said the field of “artificial general intelligence” or AGI has made “no progress whatever during

Re: more firewalls

2012-10-09 Thread Richard Ruquist
Hi Roger, What makes you think that what you claim is true? Richard On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 8:19 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Richard Ruquist Nature has put a firewall between subjective entities such as monads and objective entities such as BECs or the manifolds. When I

Re: Creativity

2012-10-09 Thread Richard Ruquist
John, Your model may explain why some drugs improve creativity. Richard On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 4:52 PM, John Mikes jami...@gmail.com wrote: On 09/10/2012, at 8:39 AM, Russell Standish wrote: The problem that exercises me (when I get a chance to exercise it) is that of creativity. David

Re: Re: more firewalls

2012-10-10 Thread Richard Ruquist
, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Richard Ruquist Roger Clough, rclo...@verizon.net 10/10/2012 Forever is a long time, especially near the end. -Woody Allen - Receiving the following content - From: Richard Ruquist Receiver: everything-list Time: 2012-10-09, 08:25:10

The Measurement That Would Reveal The Universe As A Computer Simulation

2012-10-10 Thread Richard Ruquist
-- Forwarded message -- From: richard ruquist yann...@yahoo.com Date: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 9:24 AM Subject: Fw: the physics arXiv blog To: yann...@gmail.com yann...@gmail.com - Forwarded Message - *From:* Technology Review Feed - arXiv blog ho...@arxivblog.com

Re: Re: more firewalls

2012-10-10 Thread Richard Ruquist
Craig, I claim that a connection is needed in substance dualism between the substance of the mind and the substance of the brain. That is, if consciousness resides in a BEC in the brain and also in the mind, then the two can become entangled and essentially be copies of each other. So the BEC

Re: Re: more firewalls

2012-10-10 Thread Richard Ruquist
Craig, The experiencers are the monads and the physical neurons.. I conjure experiencers because I have experiences. But it appears that two kinds of experiencers are necessary. The BEC just connects them. I do not care what you call that. Names are not important. Richard On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at

Re: Re: more firewalls

2012-10-10 Thread Richard Ruquist
Craig, Neurons are made in accordance with physical laws. You are confusing string theory with comp which apparently makes everything. String theory monads are made in the big bang by having the excess dimensions of the space of string theory curl up into 1000 planck diameter particles that

Re: Re: more firewalls

2012-10-10 Thread Richard Ruquist
I disagree with everything you suggest. On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 4:33 PM, Craig Weinberg whatsons...@gmail.com wrote: On Wednesday, October 10, 2012 3:52:30 PM UTC-4, yanniru wrote: Craig, Neurons are made in accordance with physical laws. You are confusing string theory with comp which

Re: Re: more firewalls

2012-10-10 Thread Richard Ruquist
The why is that your conception of space is unscientific. You sound like a New Ager. On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 9:34 PM, Craig Weinberg whatsons...@gmail.com wrote: On Wednesday, October 10, 2012 7:46:17 PM UTC-4, yanniru wrote: I disagree with everything you suggest. You are welcome to

Re: Re: more firewalls

2012-10-11 Thread Richard Ruquist
Enough On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 10:54 PM, Craig Weinberg whatsons...@gmail.com wrote: On Wednesday, October 10, 2012 9:37:33 PM UTC-4, yanniru wrote: The why is that your conception of space is unscientific. You sound like a New Ager. Why do you think that my conception of space is

Re: Survey of Consciousness Models

2012-10-11 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 2:59 AM, Evgenii Rudnyi use...@rudnyi.ru wrote: On 10.10.2012 21:45 Craig Weinberg said the following: On Wednesday, October 10, 2012 3:27:52 PM UTC-4, Evgenii Rudnyi wrote: ... Then there is Reductive Physicalisms: Mental states are identical to physical states.

Re: Confusions of types

2012-10-11 Thread Richard Ruquist
Roger, And you do not know the difference between a string particle and a CYM monad particle. Let's stop with the insults. Richard On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 5:27 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Richard Ruquist You keep getting physical strings mixed up with theoretical strings

Re: Impossible connections

2012-10-11 Thread Richard Ruquist
Roger, You are entitled to your opinion, but that is all it is. Richard On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 5:31 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Richard Ruquist Here you go again. Monads are basically ideas. The BECs are physical. No physical connection is possible between ideas

Re: The non-existence of spacetime

2012-10-11 Thread Richard Ruquist
Roger: So neither space and time nor spacetime physically exist. Richard: That is unscientific. Physics could be entirely wrong. But I will bet on physics being correct and you and Craig being incorrect. But you are entitled to your opinion however absolute you make it sound like. On Thu, Oct

Re: Impossible connections

2012-10-11 Thread Richard Ruquist
, but that is all it is. Richard On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 5:31 AM, Roger Clough rcl...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Richard Ruquist Here you go again. Monads are basically ideas. The BECs are physical. No physical connection is possible between ideas and things. Roger Clough, rcl...@verizon.net

Re: The non-existence of spacetime

2012-10-11 Thread Richard Ruquist
Craig, I think Roger has an incorrect interpretation the physics of Leibniz and Einstein. I also think this discussion has reached beyond diminishing returns. I will stick with the conventional definition of space and time. Richard On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 8:18 AM, Craig Weinberg

Re: The non-existence of spacetime

2012-10-11 Thread Richard Ruquist
Craig Roger, Here is a possible middle ground. Just like quantum waves may be virtual and not physical, dimensions may be virtual, including the multiple dimensions of string theory. So the particles of compactified dimensions would be virtual and spacetime would be virtual as well. Spacetime

Re: On monads and vitalism

2012-10-11 Thread Richard Ruquist
Roger, Could you supply a link to where L said all that. Google is unable to find any such place. Richard On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 9:37 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Craig Weinberg L speaking here: Every corporeal body without parts in the universe is also a monad. Bodies

Re: Re: Impossible connections

2012-10-11 Thread Richard Ruquist
, 2012 at 5:31 AM, Roger Clough wrote: Hi Richard Ruquist Here you go again. Monads are basically ideas. The BECs are physical. No physical connection is possible between ideas and things. Roger Clough, rcl...@verizon.net 10/11/2012 Forever is a long time, especially near the end. -Woody Allen

Re: more firewalls

2012-10-11 Thread Richard Ruquist
Bruno: BEC are Turing emulable, so you can't get substance dualism, Richard: Please explain why not. On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 11:30 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 10 Oct 2012, at 18:47, Richard Ruquist wrote: Craig, I claim that a connection is needed in substance dualism

Re: Impossible connections

2012-10-11 Thread Richard Ruquist
, 2012 at 12:21 PM, meekerdb meeke...@verizon.net wrote: On 10/11/2012 5:17 AM, Richard Ruquist wrote: Spacetime could not be warped if it were a void. Why not? Spacetime is just the set of relations, i.e. intervals, between events. If those intervals satisfy the Minkowski metric the spacetime

Re: more firewalls

2012-10-12 Thread Richard Ruquist
metaphysics string theory models. It's like saying that god is everything, which is next to saying nothing. Richard On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 7:08 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 11 Oct 2012, at 17:39, Richard Ruquist wrote: Bruno: BEC are Turing emulable, so you can't get substance dualism

Re: Re: Re: Impossible connections

2012-10-12 Thread Richard Ruquist
Roger, Brian definitely thinks that spacetime exists. You have said otherwise. Richard On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 6:48 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Richard Ruquist So what's your problem ? Roger Clough, rclo...@verizon.net 10/12/2012 Forever is a long time, especially near

Re: Simulation and comp

2012-10-12 Thread Richard Ruquist
On the contrary Roger, Feynman had to allow time to flow backwards for some particles in order to complete his Quantum ElectroDynamics QED theory. On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 7:39 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Bruno Marchal Not all simulations that work in Platonia can work down

Re: more firewalls

2012-10-12 Thread Richard Ruquist
, On 12 Oct 2012, at 13:26, Richard Ruquist wrote: Bruno, Well if you do not need any substances at all, that includes electrons, protons, neutrons, neutrinos, dark matter and energy as well as particles of the mind. So if any of these so-called substances have any existence at all, then I bet

Re: Re: Simulation and comp

2012-10-12 Thread Richard Ruquist
Roger, Brian for sure knows and understands Feynman's QED. He could not get that wrong. You probably misunderstood him. Richard On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 8:37 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Richard Ruquist OK. If Feynman said it, it's got to be right. Now I recall

Re: more firewalls

2012-10-12 Thread Richard Ruquist
if consciousness is not. Richard On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 11:55 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 12 Oct 2012, at 16:30, Richard Ruquist wrote: Wiki: In philosophy of mind, dualism is the assumption that mental phenomena are, in some respects, non-physical,[1] or that the mind and body

The surprise theory of everything-New Scientist cover article

2012-10-15 Thread Richard Ruquist
The surprise theory of everything 15 October 2012 by Vlatko Vedral Magazine issue 2886. Subscribe and save For similar stories, visit the Quantum World Topic Guide Forget quantum physics, forget relativity. Inklings of an ultimate theory might emerge from an unexpected place AS REVOLUTIONS go,

Re: Is consciousness just an emergent property of overly complex computations ?

2012-10-16 Thread Richard Ruquist
Roger, Philosophers such as Lucas, Hofstadter and Chalmers as well as Penrose and Godel suggest that consciousness may be due to incompleteness itself allowing for emergence... See http://vixra.org/pdf/1101.0044v1.pdf Richard On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 7:48 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net

Re: Is consciousness just an emergent property of overly complex computations ?

2012-10-16 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 8:29 AM, Craig Weinberg whatsons...@gmail.com wrote: Computation is an overly simplified emergent property of sense. If you could have computation without sense, then there would be no consciousness. Craig Could you provide a link where you more fully explain what sense

Re: Is consciousness just an emergent property of overly complexcomputations ?

2012-10-16 Thread Richard Ruquist
Sorry Craig but http://s33light.org/SEEES did not make any sense as to how sense underlies consciousness and comp. In fact you seem to contradict that claim: I.G., These experiential phenomena (telesemantics, sense, perception, awareness, consciousness) are different levels of same thing.

Re: Is consciousness just an emergent property of overly complexcomputations ?

2012-10-17 Thread Richard Ruquist
In string theory compact dimensions support arithmetic, which in turn supports the evolution of life and dreams. Richard On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 2:03 PM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 17 Oct 2012, at 10:12, Alberto G. Corona wrote: Life may support mathematics. Arithmetic

Re: Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle in Doubt

2012-10-18 Thread Richard Ruquist
Dan, I think the implication for MWI is that such weak measurements do not cause the universe to split into a different version for each possible quantum state. I also think that most of us are aware of these results. Richard On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 2:16 PM, freqflyer07281972

Re: wave function collapse

2012-10-24 Thread Richard Ruquist
Bruno, What is your opinion of Cramer's Transactional Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics TIQM, a 4th possible interpetation of QM. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transactional_interpretation More recently he [Cramer] has also argued TIQM to be consistent with the Afshar experiment, while claiming

Re: Predictive physiological anticipation preceding seemingly unpredictable stimuli: a meta-analysis

2012-10-24 Thread Richard Ruquist
At the risk of beating a dead horse, Cramer's Transactional Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics TIQM, a 4th possible interpetation of QM, requires waves coming back from the future. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transactional_interpretation More recently he [Cramer] has also argued TIQM to be

Re: wave function collapse

2012-10-24 Thread Richard Ruquist
: Hi Richard, On 24 Oct 2012, at 13:46, Richard Ruquist wrote: Bruno, What is your opinion of Cramer's Transactional Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics TIQM, a 4th possible interpetation of QM. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transactional_interpretation More recently he [Cramer] has also

Re: Predictive physiological anticipation preceding seemingly unpredictable stimuli: a meta-analysis

2012-10-24 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 1:46 PM, Stephen P. King stephe...@charter.net wrote: On 10/24/2012 10:04 AM, Richard Ruquist wrote: At the risk of beating a dead horse, Cramer's Transactional Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics TIQM, a 4th possible interpetation of QM, requires waves coming back

Re: Strings are not in space-time, they are on space-time

2012-10-24 Thread Richard Ruquist
Nonsense Stephan, I totally agree with everything you copied over but totally disagree with your interpretation of it. Richard On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 7:17 PM, Stephen P. King stephe...@charter.net wrote: On 10/24/2012 2:35 PM, Richard Ruquist wrote: I do not understand what you are saying

Re: Strings are not in space-time, they are on space-time

2012-10-24 Thread Richard Ruquist
stephe...@charter.net wrote: On 10/24/2012 10:20 PM, Richard Ruquist wrote: Nonsense Stephan, I totally agree with everything you copied over but totally disagree with your interpretation of it. Richard OK, please tell me how else the math is to be understood. On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 7

Re: Strings are not in space-time, they are on space-time

2012-10-24 Thread Richard Ruquist
, Richard Ruquist wrote: Stephan, The compactified dimensions curl-up into particles that resemble a crystalline structure with some peculiar properties compared to ordinary particles, but nevertheless just particles. What about that do you not understand? Richard Dear Richard

Re: Strings are not in space-time, they are on space-time

2012-10-25 Thread Richard Ruquist
. King stephe...@charter.net wrote: On 10/25/2012 12:46 AM, Richard Ruquist wrote: Please inform ST Yau of your views. He will be interested for sure. I have informed him of my paper and he found it interesting. Personally I think your perspective is intellectualism. Richard Dear Richard

Re: Strings are not in space-time, they are on space-time

2012-10-25 Thread Richard Ruquist
, Richard Ruquist wrote: Stephan, Since yesterday it occurred to me that you may be thinking of the 10 or more dimensions of string theory as being orthogonal because they were so before the big bang. But the dimensions that curled-up/compactified went out of orthogonality during the big bang

Re: wave function collapse

2012-10-25 Thread Richard Ruquist
Bruno, Doesn't the Gleason Theorem negate MWI by assigning probabilities? Richard On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 9:38 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 24 Oct 2012, at 19:53, meekerdb wrote: On 10/24/2012 4:31 AM, Bruno Marchal wrote: On 23 Oct 2012, at 14:50, Roger Clough wrote:

Re: Compact dimensions and orthogonality

2012-10-25 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 1:43 PM, Stephen P. King stephe...@charter.net wrote: On 10/25/2012 11:52 AM, meekerdb wrote: On 10/25/2012 4:58 AM, Richard Ruquist wrote: Stephan, Since yesterday it occurred to me that you may be thinking of the 10 or more dimensions of string theory as being

Re: Strings are not in space-time, they are on space-time

2012-10-25 Thread Richard Ruquist
that require collective illusion are not attractive to me. Richard On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 2:09 PM, Stephen P. King stephe...@charter.net wrote: On 10/25/2012 12:31 PM, Richard Ruquist wrote: Stephan, But you said that you liked my paper which was about how consciousness might arise from

Re: Compact dimensions and orthogonality

2012-10-25 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 2:23 PM, meekerdb meeke...@verizon.net wrote: On 10/25/2012 10:49 AM, Richard Ruquist wrote: On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 1:43 PM, Stephen P. Kingstephe...@charter.net wrote: On 10/25/2012 11:52 AM, meekerdb wrote: On 10/25/2012 4:58 AM, Richard Ruquist wrote: Stephan

Re: Re: Compact dimensions and orthogonality

2012-10-26 Thread Richard Ruquist
the end. -Woody Allen - Receiving the following content - From: meekerdb Receiver: everything-list Time: 2012-10-25, 14:23:04 Subject: Re: Compact dimensions and orthogonality On 10/25/2012 10:49 AM, Richard Ruquist wrote: On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 1:43 PM, Stephen P. King wrote

Re: Re: Re: Compact dimensions and orthogonality

2012-10-26 Thread Richard Ruquist
Roger, Your Leibniz monads are not extended, but the monads of string theory are extended yet have most of the important properties of inextension. Richard On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 9:08 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Richard Ruquist Thank you, but monads are not extended

Re: wave function collapse

2012-10-26 Thread Richard Ruquist
...@ulb.ac.be wrote: Richard, On 25 Oct 2012, at 18:42, Richard Ruquist wrote: Bruno, Doesn't the Gleason Theorem negate MWI by assigning probabilities? Richard On the contrary. Gleason theorem solves the measure problem intrinsic in the Everett MWI, it makes the probabilities into comp

Topological order: from long-range entangled quantum matter to an unification of light and electrons

2012-10-26 Thread Richard Ruquist
For Hans, Topological order: from long-range entangled quantum matter to an unification of light and electrons Xiao-Gang Wen (Submitted on 4 Oct 2012) In primary school, we were told that there are four states of matter: solid, liquid, gas, and plasma. In college, we learned that there are much

Re: Compact dimensions and orthogonality

2012-10-26 Thread Richard Ruquist
Yes http://www.scholarpedia.org/article/Calabi-Yau_manifold#Calabi-Yau_manifolds_in_string_theory On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 3:01 PM, meekerdb meeke...@verizon.net wrote: On 10/26/2012 5:08 AM, Richard Ruquist wrote: No Roger, In string theory dimensions are conserved but can undergo extreme

Re: Compact dimensions and orthogonality

2012-10-26 Thread Richard Ruquist
questions. Richard. On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 4:48 PM, Stephen P. King stephe...@charter.net wrote: On 10/26/2012 4:31 PM, Richard Ruquist wrote: Yes http://www.scholarpedia.org/article/Calabi-Yau_manifold#Calabi-Yau_manifolds_in_string_theory Hi Richard, Could you cut and paste

Re: Compact dimensions and orthogonality

2012-10-26 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 6:36 PM, Richard Ruquist yann...@gmail.com wrote: The requested excerpt from http://www.scholarpedia.org/article/Calabi-Yau_manifold#Calabi-Yau_manifolds_in_string_theory: Calabi-Yau manifolds in string theory Superstring theory is a unified theory for all the forces

Re: Compact dimensions and orthogonality

2012-10-26 Thread Richard Ruquist
. i.e. space-time. On 10/26/2012 6:36 PM, Richard Ruquist wrote: The requested excerpt from http://www.scholarpedia.org/article/Calabi-Yau_manifold#Calabi-Yau_manifolds_in_string_theory: Calabi-Yau manifolds in string theory Superstring theory is a unified theory for all the forces of nature

Re: Compact dimensions and orthogonality

2012-10-26 Thread Richard Ruquist
are we in disagreement? On 10/26/2012 8:05 PM, Richard Ruquist wrote: No one said they were free floating On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 7:55 PM, Stephen P. King stephe...@charter.net wrote: Dear Richard, From the quote below: it is expected that the 10-dimensional space-time of string

Re: Compact dimensions and orthogonality

2012-10-26 Thread Richard Ruquist
Stephan, I agree that All of this discussion is below the level of conscious self-awareness, but prefer to think of raw perception as distinguishing what can be from what cannot be, as for example in constructor theory. In my model conscious awareness is an arithmetic emergent due to the

Re: Compact dimensions and orthogonality

2012-10-27 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Sat, Oct 27, 2012 at 1:56 AM, Stephen P. King stephe...@charter.net wrote: On 10/27/2012 12:07 AM, Richard Ruquist wrote: Stephen, I agree that All of this discussion is below the level of conscious self-awareness, but prefer to think of raw perception as distinguishing what can be from

Re: wave function collapse

2012-10-28 Thread Richard Ruquist
Bruno, But it seems that the Gleason Theorem assigns probabilities to the different universes in the multiverse that are not there in Everett's MWI in the first place. Richard On Sat, Oct 27, 2012 at 9:46 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 26 Oct 2012, at 15:52, Richard Ruquist wrote

Re: wave function collapse

2012-10-29 Thread Richard Ruquist
...@ulb.ac.be wrote: Hi Richard, On 28 Oct 2012, at 21:01, Richard Ruquist wrote: Bruno, But it seems that the Gleason Theorem assigns probabilities to the different universes in the multiverse that are not there in Everett's MWI in the first place. Richard ? I don't see that, nor why you say

Re: wave function collapse

2012-10-29 Thread Richard Ruquist
of all other branches and therefore all branches are equal. No way can probability enter into a single branch. Dreams are a result of many minds, not many worlds. Richard On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 12:18 PM, Richard Ruquist yann...@gmail.com wrote: Bruno, I do not find Deutsch's introduction

Re: Computationalism -- Leibniz's new paradigm for science

2012-10-30 Thread Richard Ruquist
Roger, Mind and matter can interact if they both contain BECs. Richard On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 8:07 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Computationalism and downward causation -- Leibniz's new paradigm for science The new, strictly logical, Leibnizian view of the universe is that

Re: [evol-psych] The problem of what exists*

2012-11-04 Thread Richard Ruquist
Anna, I strongly suggest that any interested party read the paper http://arxiv.org/ftp/astro-ph/papers/0602/0602420.pdf as the copy below leaves out a most interesting discussion of emergence and entanglement. And besides the string landscape is not 10500 but rather the vastly larger number

Re: Weyl on mathematics vs. reality

2012-11-04 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Sun, Nov 4, 2012 at 2:12 AM, Evgenii Rudnyi use...@rudnyi.ru wrote: On 04.11.2012 02:58 meekerdb said the following: On 11/3/2012 2:01 PM, Evgenii Rudnyi wrote: ... p. 210 We seem to be left with four equally unpalatable alternatives: o that either the point about isomorphism and

Re: truth and reality cannot be expressed in words, only experienced

2012-11-04 Thread Richard Ruquist
Roger, Is God part of your reality and if so how do you experience God, or is god just a theory.? For me god is described by a theory. Richard On Sun, Nov 4, 2012 at 7:36 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Evgenii Rudnyi Weyl makes complicated what is ultimately simple-- reality,

Re: Weyl on mathematics vs. reality

2012-11-04 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Sun, Nov 4, 2012 at 8:18 AM, Evgenii Rudnyi use...@rudnyi.ru wrote: On 04.11.2012 08:37 Richard Ruquist said the following: On Sun, Nov 4, 2012 at 2:12 AM, Evgenii Rudnyi use...@rudnyi.ru wrote: On 04.11.2012 02:58 meekerdb said the following: On 11/3/2012 2:01 PM, Evgenii Rudnyi wrote

Re: Dualism as a cover-up solution to the mind-body problem

2012-11-05 Thread Richard Ruquist
Roger says that mind and body are completely contrary substances Richard replies what is dualism if not that? On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 6:43 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Craig Weinberg The dualisms will work as fictions as long as you don't take them too seriously. But keep

Re: The supreme monad is the only actor, the only agent

2012-11-05 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 7:06 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Bruno Marchal Man's soul, being a monad, includes the physical man, as the physical man must remain associated to its monad. But man-and-his-monad is not an actor, it is a puppet of the supreme monad. You seem to be

Re: Re: why IMHO arithmetic is not a theory

2012-11-06 Thread Richard Ruquist
Bruno, How has comp explained how there are Many Worlds? I presume you mean MWI and many physical worlds, not just many dream worlds.. Richard On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 8:55 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Bruno Marchal OK. Roger Clough, rclo...@verizon.net 11/6/2012 Forever

Re: Lubos Motl's reference frame

2012-11-06 Thread Richard Ruquist
I will have to find the blog where he made that comment. It was about two months ago. On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 4:31 PM, Russell Standish li...@hpcoders.com.au wrote: On Tue, Nov 06, 2012 at 07:09:53AM -0500, Richard Ruquist wrote: he fails to mention, as he has previously, that MWI is a means

Re: why IMHO arithmetic is not a theory

2012-11-07 Thread Richard Ruquist
So comp does not explain MWI, it just explains many dreams On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 9:01 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 06 Nov 2012, at 15:02, Richard Ruquist wrote: How has comp explained how there are Many Worlds? I presume you mean MWI and many physical worlds, not just

Fwd: Leibniz: Reality as Dust

2012-11-08 Thread Richard Ruquist
Stephan, If the compact manifolds of string theory are all different and distinct (as I claim in my paper from observations of a variable fine structure constant across the universe), then the manifolds should form a Stone space if each manifold instantly maps all the others into itself, my (BEC

Re: Fwd: Leibniz: Reality as Dust

2012-11-08 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 9:28 AM, Stephen P. King stephe...@charter.net wrote: On 11/8/2012 8:51 AM, Richard Ruquist wrote: Stephan, If the compact manifolds of string theory are all different and distinct (as I claim in my paper from observations of a variable fine structure constant across

Re: Leibniz: Reality as Dust

2012-11-08 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 10:25 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 08 Nov 2012, at 14:51, Richard Ruquist wrote: Stephan, If the compact manifolds of string theory are all different and distinct (as I claim in my paper from observations of a variable fine structure constant across

Re: Reality as Dust

2012-11-09 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 12:30 PM, Stephen P. King stephe...@charter.net wrote: On 11/8/2012 10:04 AM, Richard Ruquist wrote: The compact manifolds, what I call string theory monads, are more fundamental than strings. Strings with spin, charge and mass, as well as spacetime, emerge from

Re: the God hypothesis

2012-11-12 Thread Richard Ruquist
reasons sooner.. Richard Ruquist On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 7:29 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Stephen P. King Leibniz thought that everything needs a sufficient reason to exist as it does. Thus all of the parts of the universe have a sufficient reason to be (as they are). I

Re: the God hypothesis

2012-11-12 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 11:56 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 12 Nov 2012, at 15:55, Richard Ruquist wrote: Hi Roger Clough, Actually the action of mathematical physics gives everything the reason to live. As Hawking says, there is no need for god if you got quantum gravity

Re: Reality as Dust

2012-11-12 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 10:31 AM, Richard Ruquist yann...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 12:30 PM, Stephen P. King stephe...@charter.net wrote: On 11/8/2012 10:04 AM, Richard Ruquist wrote: The compact manifolds, what I call string theory monads, are more fundamental than strings

Re: Re: the God hypothesis

2012-11-15 Thread Richard Ruquist
reasons later, if not human reasons sooner.. Yes, life as we know it, but not necessarily life as we don't know it. Bruno Richard Ruquist On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 7:29 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Stephen P. King Leibniz thought that everything needs a sufficient reason

Re: isn't comp a pre-established perfect correspondence

2012-11-22 Thread Richard Ruquist
Roger, Since comp is consistent with MWI and MWI is deterministic, then the computer does know the future. IMO for comp to be false, MWI must also be false. Richard On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 7:57 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Bruno Wouldn't there have to be a pre-established

Re: Nothing happens in the Universe of the Everett Interpretation

2012-11-28 Thread Richard Ruquist
Bruno, Does any or all forms of energy come from arithmetic? On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 5:49 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 27 Nov 2012, at 19:52, Craig Weinberg wrote: On Tuesday, November 27, 2012 1:01:26 PM UTC-5, Bruno Marchal wrote: On 26 Nov 2012, at 20:40, Craig

Re: Nothing happens in the Universe of the Everett Interpretation

2012-11-30 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 10:18 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: Richard, On 28 Nov 2012, at 12:18, Richard Ruquist wrote: Bruno, Does any or all forms of energy come from arithmetic? Yes. All forms (in the sense of stable appearances) have to come from arithmetic if comp

Re: Semantic vs logical truth

2012-12-02 Thread Richard Ruquist
Roger, Computers will do 1p truth when their results become emergent in which case they will be doing the coding as well so to speak. Richard On Sun, Dec 2, 2012 at 7:11 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Bruno Marchal Semantic truth I think is 1p (personal, private) truth, which

Re: One cannot have 1p if there is no observer.

2012-12-03 Thread Richard Ruquist
Roger, Isn't your god an observer? Richard On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 3:55 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: One cannot have 1p if there is no observer. [Roger Clough], [rclo...@verizon.net] 12/3/2012 Forever is a long time, especially near the end. -Woody Allen - Receiving

Re: Re: One cannot have 1p if there is no observer.

2012-12-03 Thread Richard Ruquist
RC, So the entire universe can be in 1p at all times. RR On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 7:49 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Richard Ruquist Yes, God is the supreme observer. See Leibniz. The supreme monad sees all clearly. [Roger Clough], [rclo...@verizon.net] 12/3/2012 Forever

Re: no thanks, doctor

2012-12-04 Thread Richard Ruquist
On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 10:47 AM, Bruno Marchal marc...@ulb.ac.be wrote: On 25 Nov 2012, at 19:39, Roger Clough wrote: Hi Bruno Marchal OK, I think I may understand the issue of consciousness. Comp is what the brain does in the flesh, I see what you mean: the fleshy brain is supposed to

Re: Re: Re: One cannot have 1p if there is no observer.

2012-12-05 Thread Richard Ruquist
they collectively possess Peano cosmic consciousness so that there is no need for a supreme monad. Richard On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 9:22 AM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Richard Ruquist You still don't understand inextended variables. Since 1p is inextended (it involves consciousness), 1p has

Re: Re: Re: Re: One cannot have 1p if there is no observer.

2012-12-05 Thread Richard Ruquist
are not. They are just ideas, which as always are outside of spacetime. [Roger Clough], [rclo...@verizon.net] 12/5/2012 Forever is a long time, especially near the end. -Woody Allen - Receiving the following content - From: Richard Ruquist Receiver: everything-list Time: 2012-12

Re: Re: a paper on Leibnizian mathematical ideas

2012-12-05 Thread Richard Ruquist
L's monads have perception. They sense the entire universe. On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 12:45 PM, Roger Clough rclo...@verizon.net wrote: Hi Stephen P. King God isn't artificially inserted into L's metaphysics, it's a necessary part, because everything else (the monads) afre blind and passive.

  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   >