From: Trupeljak Ozren (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed 04 Feb 2004 - 11:30:27 GMT
--- Keith Henson <email@example.com> wrote:
> At 12:11 PM 03/02/04 -0800, you wrote:
> >Unlike a brain/mind, the matter
> >comprising a computer is not simply one perspective onto a greater
> >It *is* the computer.
> I am a hard line materialist. Minds and viewpoints of those minds
> from really complicated evolved hardware (brains) but I don't
> consider them
> different in kind from the minds of cats and operating systems.
> Keith Henson
What *is* the operating system of cats? ;) CatOS X, anyone? ;P
Although I in essence agree with Keith, I still find the model of mind
as an operating system a little bit too simplistic. We are using a
model to represent the model which represents the model of reality -
can't be too good for the value of analogy..:)
Cats, on the other hand....
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