Thinking without language?
kpaulc at earthlink.net
Wed Nov 24 23:58:18 EST 1999
> In article <81h11n$ofb$4 at nntp.Stanford.EDU>, lvm at leland.Stanford.EDU (Larisa Migachyov) wrote:
> >John Turnbull wrote:
> >> In article <81f0om$esa$4 at nntp.Stanford.EDU>,
> >> Larisa Migachyov <lvm at leland.Stanford.EDU> wrote:
> >> >John Turnbull wrote:
> >Hmm. There's some of that - but I do that in verbal thinking too. But,
> >when I have an improvising task such as, for example, "Start out with the
> >Russian national anthem in the key of C and get to the American national
> >anthem in the key of B flat in a reasonable amount of time, managing to
> >put in an Irish drinking song and some Bach along the way",
> Beautiful. That is the highest level intelligence functioning
> in the real time, and not merely sequential enumeration of possible
> ways to get from point A to B while mentioning M and Z.
please forgive me if i offend, but it's still computable, via Information Calculus.
ken (K. P. Collins)
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