[extropy-chat] Role of Observer is not Relevant
rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 19:09:36 UTC 2007
On 4/1/07, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
> > say that a number doesn't exist when it is a property of a clutch of
> > chickens but does exist when it is a property of a piece of silicon?
> Not all circuits can count, it take special ones.
### You evaded the question. What is so special about certain material
objects (human brains, ink on paper, certain circuits) that makes
their states able to support the existence of numbers (and be
absolutely necessary to the existence of numbers), while other
material objects do support the existence of numbers?
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