[ExI] Semiotics and Computability

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 11:18:23 UTC 2010

On 6 February 2010 23:01, Gordon Swobe <gts_2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I'll ask again: have you ever had a tooth-ache?

I for one never have, but I have had my fair share of experience of
physical pain.

Now, absolutely *nothing* in such experience ever told me that "pain"
is anything else than a word describing a computational feature,
programmed by natural selection, on the tunes of "if <damage
threatened by fire>, then <withdraw your hand>".

But perhaps it does tell that to everybody else, and I am the only
philosophical zombie in the world... :-D

Stefano Vaj

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