SV: Capacity of the brain

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Tue Nov 23 14:40:49 EST 1999


Frank Buckler wrote:

> Computable meens deterministic.
> All science have to make the asumtion thats its object is
> deterministic. If
> e.g. psychology does not, it leave the scientific path and enters
> religion.

Nonsense.  Ever heard of probability theory?

Quantum mechanics (in one interpretation) is probabilistic, but most
certainly is a hard science -- one of the most successful scientific
theories in existence, in fact.

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