[ExI] The world would be so much better if everyone knows everything
avant at sollegro.com
Fri Feb 14 02:06:06 UTC 2020
At the risk of hijacking a thread whose actual context seems a bit
different, I would like to point out that "knowing everything" is the
colloquial definition of omniscience. All I want to point out is that
experiments, such as the Neuron study that I posted earlier, suggest
that consciousness is a state of matter that is a temporal phenomenon
that requires *TIME* to function correctly in the sense that if you
already know EVERYTHING past, present, and future, then INFORMATION as
defined by Shannon et al does not exist for you. Therefore you cannot
be be conscious. Consciousness is all about about "finding out what
happens next" which is is impossible if you already know everything.
Therefore, if God or any other omniscient being exists, then such a
being cannot be conscious because consciousness is about finding
meaning in events that are unfolding over TIME in an unexpected way.
In other words, if someone lights you on fire and you do not move to
extinguish the flames, then you are probably not conscious.
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