Re: The Guardian on Information

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    On 06/21/01 14:53, Robin Faichney said this-

    >Here's a quote from it:

    Here's another-

    >Differentiation came into the universe, creating a pattern that
    >required information.

    How anything, at all, ever, could 'require' information, is beyond me.
    What patterns _are_ created through the elemental and primal forces of
    the big bang, by definition, can be analyzed to _provide_ information (to
    information-using entities), but the processes of this creation and even
    the patterns themselves in no way _require_ any information.

    Perhaps I'm lost, but this classification of information as a necessary
    and sufficient property of the universe seems specious to me.

    - Wade

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