[ExI] Semiotics and Computability

Gordon Swobe gts_2000 at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 18 14:33:37 UTC 2010

--- On Thu, 2/18/10, Stathis Papaioannou <stathisp at gmail.com> wrote:

>> The man cannot understand the symbols - no way, no
>> how, not in a million years - and when you realize this
>> you'll learn something important about yourself.
> Amazingly the brain does understand symbols, even though it
> is in the same position as the CR, except worse since the neurons are
> far dumber than even the dumbest man. When you understand this you
> will understand something important about yourself.

That's also true.  

The man cannot understand the symbols and he does no more than implement a program. But the human brain understands symbols. 

So, either

1) the brain does not implement programs, or 
2) the brain implements programs and does something else also.  



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