In message <199904190705a5047@?>, psypher <email@example.com> writes
>> Isn't significance subjective?
>...possibly, not necessarily. It is contextual though. But given that
>decisions are made by subjects and significance relates to the
>process of making decisions the concept is [recursively speaking]
You're saying significance is significant? Isn't that circular? Or is that what "[recursively speaking]" is supposed to cover? I don't see how this connects with the concepts of subjective and objective information.
>>>The universe as such
>>>cannot saud to "consist" of anything, it is not composed of parts.
>> It >IS.
>> If it is not composed of parts, how can anything be of greater
>> significance than anything else?
>...the universe AS SUCH is not composed of parts. The universe
>experienced by any particular consciousness is composed of parts.
How can there be a "particular consciousness" in an undivided universe?
>...Consciousness is a pattern which has become self-aware. Self
>awareness results in an intuituion of separation. But "self" is an
How does a pattern "become self-aware"?
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