From: Keith Henson (email@example.com)
Date: Wed 26 Feb 2003 - 05:04:37 GMT
At 12:13 AM 24/02/03 -0500, you wrote:
>On Saturday, February 22, 2003, at 08:03 AM, memetics-digest wrote:
>>Do you have any doubt that one of the things humans do is copy information?
Between the dawn of writing and the invention of the printing press, how
were books copied and who did it?
>>Do you have any doubt that one of the things computers do is copy
>>For *this function* (at least) a "black box" view of human and computers is
>A + B = C, if and only if both are true.
>There is no indication that the information in my head is the same as the
>information in your head, and certainly there is no proof that the
>information in either of our heads is a _copy_ of something in someone else's.
>The black box comparison is not valid.
I was going to use the example that we all learn the same arithmetic, but
your counter example kind of blows that away.
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