Re: Dreaming On

From: Flammarion <>
Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2009 11:34:55 -0700 (PDT)

On 28 Aug, 18:02, Bruno Marchal <> wrote:
> On 28 Aug 2009, at 17:58, Brent Meeker wrote:
> If the physical laws are turing emulable, then whatever is responsible
> for my consciousness can be Turing emulable at some level (I assume
> some form of naturalism/materialism or computationalism).OK? If not,
> your brain (generalized or not) does not obeys to the laws of physics.

That may buy you no more than "mere" simulation. The CTM is a
stronger claim than the computability of physics. it means that you
get actual implementation (strong AI) and not just simulation (weak

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