Re: Bruno's argument

From: Brent Meeker <>
Date: Sun, 30 Jul 2006 21:13:34 -0700

Stathis Papaioannou wrote:
> Brent Meeker writes:
>>I don't think "intelligence" is meaningful without an environment with
>>which it can interact. The same for computation: what distinguishes
>>computation and noise is a context in which it interacts with its
> What about an intelligent, conscious being spending its time dreaming?
> Stathis Papaioannou

You're hypothesizing an intelligent being and then asking me if it's

It a computatation only "dreams" then how could you know whether it was
intelligence, or just noise?

Brent Meeker

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