[ExI] Things I have (sort of) changed my mind on (2): Life and consciousness
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 26 17:01:24 UTC 2018
Giulio wrote: and a
flower much more complex than a black hole.
That's a given. Take coffee - over two thousand chemicals and we know only
a very few of them. Take a tree - influenced by other trees, microbes in
the soil, pollutants in the air (read National Book Award winner
"Overstory" and you will never think of trees the same way again). Yes,
biological nature is far more complex.
It's that tiny god doing all this: DNA
On Tue, Jun 26, 2018 at 10:03 AM, Giulio Prisco <giulio at gmail.com> wrote:
> Things I have (sort of) changed my mind on (2): Life and consciousness
> ... Perhaps life is special and perhaps we are still far from
> understanding life, let alone building it. The physics of biology
> could be much more complex than particle physics or cosmology, and a
> flower much more complex than a black hole.
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