[ExI] Meaningless Symbols

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 18:54:30 UTC 2010

2010/1/17 Gordon Swobe <gts_2000 at yahoo.com>

> --- On Sat, 1/16/10, Ben Zaiboc <bbenzai at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > You're saying that only digital computers can be simulated by digital
> > computers.
> Yes.

Come on, aren't we too quick in ignoring the difference that such a
simulation involves?

The fact that a PC is simulated on a Mac does not imply that the Mac really
understands what being a PC may *mean* for the latter... While a real and a
simulated PC may be behaviourally similar, everybody can see that the
PC-on-a-Mac is nothing but a PC-zombie. ;-)

Stefano Vaj
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