[ExI] The digital nature of brains.

John Clark jonkc at bellsouth.net
Sat Jan 30 17:19:28 UTC 2010

On Jan 30, 2010, Gordon Swobe wrote:

> In Searle's reply to his systems critics, he becomes the system and *neither he nor anything inside him* can understand the symbols. 

You are absolutely correct, that is Searle's reply to his critics; and as far as substance goes he might as well of told them "you suck". He blithely states "nor anything inside him can understand the symbols" and then thinks by simply making a declaration he has proven it.

 John K Clark
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