Re: Reality, the bogus nature of the Turing test

From: Russell Standish <>
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 10:28:05 +1000

On Sun, Sep 24, 2006 at 08:05:14AM -0700, 1Z wrote:
> Russell Standish wrote:
> > The Nothing itself does not have any properties in itself to speak
> > of. Rather it is the PROJECTION postulate that means we can treat it
> > as the set of all strings, from which any conscious viewpoint must
> > correspond to a subset of strings.
> That sounds rather like the Somethingist principle that only certain
> possibilites
> are selected for the Privilege of Actuallity.

Not at all. You are fundamentally misinterpreting my comments. I won't
try to explain here, but ask you to reread the relevant parts of "Why
Occam's razor", or of my book.


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