[ExI] Semiotics and Computability
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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.
1) the brain does not implement programs, or
2) the brain implements programs and does something else also.
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