[ExI] Do we live in a universe that allows infinite computation?
spike66 at att.net
Fri Aug 12 17:02:32 UTC 2011
>. On Behalf Of Will Steinberg
Subject: Re: [ExI] Do we live in a universe that allows infinite
Spike: it's a pretty popular notion.
When one studies calculus in high school or college, one should really
ponder deeply the concept of infinity, rather than merely toss about
memorized definitions of the awesome concepts of aleph null, aleph one and
so forth. If one wastes perfectly good time contemplating infinity, the
recurring universe notion is inescapable. If one makes a bad habit of such
contemplation, one risks a fate similar to what happened to Robert Pirsig in
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. The concept of infinity is just
so stunningly awesome, it cannot be contained in the confines of a finite
No need to waste perfectly good money on recreational drugs: infinity blows
the mind for free.
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