[ExI] mind body dualism

Colin D colin.dodson at gmail.com
Mon Jun 28 00:35:56 UTC 2010

Also, has P=NP been discussed with relation to the uploadability or
augmentation of the human mind? It seems to me that such technology would be
predicated on an affirmative proof that P=NP.

-Colin D
sorry for the faux pas (sending two emails when I could have sent just one),
I hit the send button a bit hastily the first time

On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 7:32 PM, Colin D <colin.dodson at gmail.com> wrote:

> Wouldn't it be best for >H thought for the mind to arise out of physical
> interactions? That is, that the mind /is/ intrinsically linked to the body?
> I mean, if the mind can run away and hide in a place that isn't corporeal,
> that would make uploading very difficult, but if the mind is linked to the
> body that means it is just like any other pattern in data--the same
> regardless of medium, but requiring media for existence and meaning.
> -Colin D
> On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 5:28 PM, Gordon Swobe <gts_2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> > "The old concepts of mind-body dualism are turning out not
>> > to be true at all," Bargh said. "Our minds are deeply and organically
>> > linked to our bodies."
>> Heresy! lol.
>> -gts
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