[ExI] Zombie glutamate

Tomaz Kristan protokol2020 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 15 10:49:00 UTC 2015


> in your brain that is not Turing emulable.

It's a small chance, that in fact it is so! That something more is going
on. Not only inside our heads, but elsewhere as well.

I bet, however, on the other option. That nothing inside this world is
Trans-Turing. Maybe more efficiently done, but not essentially different.

This is my current best bet. Waiting for the Minerva's owl to fly.

On Sun, Feb 15, 2015 at 10:55 AM, Stathis Papaioannou <stathisp at gmail.com>

> > On 15 Feb 2015, at 8:26 pm, Tomaz Kristan <protokol2020 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > I am very sure, that you can have a Turing machine in any form you want.
> From Lego, to electronics, to old steam locomotive on a long rails picking
> up stones and laying them down in a Turing machine fashion ... as long as
> this machine performs a good enough simulation of my current brain, I will
> feel as I am writing this.
> I agree, but it has to be carefully justified. It is possible that there
> is physics in your brain that is not Turing emulable. It is also on the
> face of it possible that your consciousness is due to biological processes
> in your brain and that a computer simulation may behave like you but won't
> have your consciousness. On further analysis, this turns out to be false.
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