Good News! It’s Not Just Particles! It’s Properties and Patterns of Particles! – Max Tegmark
“Consciousness is a mathematical pattern.”
Is it possible to explain the phenomenon of purpose away with another phenomenon of emergence?
I wonder how he defines purpose itself?
Isn’t consciousness more than our senses?
Why are we only looking at states of matter and leave out stages, lines, levels, types,…?
Who is doing the “feeling” he’s describing?
Who gives the particles their work to do?
How are the particles different between dead and living beings?
So we are to replace our questions with a certainty of the phenomenon of consciousness and then explain that in terms of an interpretation of same?
I’m not a religious person, but the video is starting to sound like I should be one!
Is this what we get when a physicist tries to do philosophy? Oh my!
This entry was posted on Sep 12, 2014 by Heurist. It was filed under Artificial Intelligence, Consciousness, Insight, Knowledge, Language, Learning, Mathematics, Metaphysics, Philosophy, Physics, Science, Science and Technology Run Amok, Semantics, Understanding, Wisdom and was tagged with BadPhilosophy, BadScience, insight, knowledge, learning, ScienceRunAmok, understanding, wisdom.
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