Toward a Science of Consciousness 1998

Jim Hunter jim.hunter at REMOVE_TO_EMAIL.jhuapl.edu
Thu Apr 30 11:44:21 EST 1998


Hermital wrote:
  > 
 > On Thu 4/30/98 10:08 -0400 Jim Hunter wrote:
 > > Hermital wrote:
 > >  >
 >    <snip>
 > >
 > >  >                              Noncomputational
 >    <snip>

 > Sure.  No problem.  ;^)
 > 
 > Actually, the words I wrote yesterday were a rough draft.  The smooth
 > copy follows:


 Yesterday's "rough" copy.

 >                              Noncomputational
 >  
 >                          Humankind
 >                          is not the measure
 >                          of all things.
 >                          Humankind
 >                          is only the measure 
 >                          of human things. 
 >                          Human beings
 >                          are material in origin.
 >                          The organic brain
 >                          is also
 >                          material in origin.
 >                          An organic brain can,
 >                          in principle, 
 >                          be emulated
 >                          by a single
 >                          mathematical
 >                          algorithm.
 >                          Tangible
 >                          organic brains
 >                          and intangible
 >                          conscious minds
 >                          originate
 >                          on different levels
 >                          of conditional relativity.
 >                          Consciousness
 >                          is a transcendent
 >                          continuum
 >                          of physical energy.
 >                          Each individual mind
 >                          is a transcendent
 >                          concatenation
 >                          of unique thoughts.
 >                          Thought
 >                          is noncomputational.
 >                          Mind
 >                          is noncomputational.
 >                          Neither thoughts
 >                          nor minds
 >                          can be emulated
 >                          by a single algorithm.
 > 
 >                              - Alan Williams
 >
 

 Today's "smooth" copy.

 > 
 >                              Noncomputational
 > 
 >                          Humankind
 >                          is not the measure
 >                          of all things.
 >                          Humankind
 >                          is only the measure
 >                          of human things.
 >                          Human beings
 >                          are material in origin.
 >                          The organic brain
 >                          is also 
 >                          material in origin.
 >                          In higher mathematics
 >                          and computer language,
 >                          an organic brain can
 >                          in principle
 >                          be emulated
 >                          by a single algorithm.
 >                          Organic brains 
 >                          and intangible
 >                          conscious minds
 >                          are generated
 >                          on different levels
 >                          of conditional relativity.
 >                          Consciousness,
 >                          per se,
 >                          is a transcendental
 >                          continuum
 >                          of physical energy.
 >                          Each conscious mind
 >                          is a transcendental
 >                          concatenation
 >                          of unique thoughts.
 >                          Thought
 >                          is noncomputational.
 >                          Mind
 >                          is noncomputational.
 >                          Neither thought
 >                          nor mind
 >                          can be emulated
 >                          by a single algorithm.
 > 
 >                              - Alan Williams
 > 
 > --
 > Consciousness, Physics and the Holographic Paradigm:
 > http://www.livingston.net/hermital/intro.htm



 You'll have to forgive me for being
 for being blinded by the darkness.
 Wrapped up like a duece, 
 another runner in the barkness.

  
    - Superior lyrics. Modified version of 
      lyrics by Bruce Springstein as interpreted
      by the mind of Manfred Mann.

       
 ---
 Jim



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