Re: Consciousness is information?

From: Stathis Papaioannou <>
Date: Thu, 14 May 2009 12:29:44 +1000

2009/5/13 John Mikes <>:
> Bruno,
> merci pour le nom Jean Cocteau. J'ai voulu montrer que je semble
> vivant.
> I told my young bride of 61 years (originally economist, but follows all the
> plaisantries I speculate on) about the assumptions you guys speculate on and
> connect to assumptions of assumptions,  Torgny the zombie, Stephen Leibnitz'
> Monads, you numbers, others Q-immortality/suicide and partial teleportation
> at the level of highest science - and she asked -
> (because she believes in her love that I am into all that, - understanding):
> "What do you guys hope to achieve by all this speculation?"
> I replied: it's getting late, let's go to sleep.
> Well??? (I believe this is the most meaningful word in English)

Mainly it's just fun; but it's also profoundly important from a
practical point of view if, for example, other people are zombies or
we are all immortal (in a non-living-dead sort of way), no?

Stathis Papaioannou
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