Thinking without language?

kenneth Collins kpaulc at earthlink.net
Wed Nov 24 23:58:18 EST 1999


Bloxy's wrote:

> 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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