Re: virus: Re: Technology (was manifest science)
Joe E. Dees (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thu, 3 Jun 1999 22:59:59 -0500
Date sent: Thu, 3 Jun 1999 19:44:04 -0700 (PDT)
From: Dylan Durst <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: virus: Re: Technology (was manifest science)
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> > many animals are), but also self-conscious (conscious of our own
> > It's superGodelian degree of complexity, which permits recursive
> > self-reference and thus allows us to be not only conscious (which
> > consciousness - conscious of our conscious selves).
> How few neurons is required for this self-referencing to occur. Surely,
> there must be a specific number if it is to count as 'counsciousness'.
> (note: i'm not asking for a specific number, but i just want you to
> realize . . . fuck it, i don't have enought time to deal with all this
> > It'll come to you.
> That's the same thing a priest once told me. And I'm sure that just
> about anything can 'come to' me.
But not through coming to believe, but by thinking things through,
and placing an equal value on analysis and synthesis, on
similarities and distinctions.
> - dylan
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