[Haskell-cafe] Quanta. Was: Wikipedia on first-class object

Derek Elkins derek.a.elkins at gmail.com
Sun Jan 6 06:04:48 EST 2008

On Sun, 2007-12-30 at 12:27 +0100, jerzy.karczmarczuk at info.unicaen.fr
> I don't understand your point. We know what swimming is: floating and
> moving autonomously. Thinking is different, since our thinking is (at least
> for some of us) conscious, and we have no idea what is the conscience.
> For goodness sake, I have *REALLY* the impression that those guys who
> speak about computability of the Universe, have the mentality of 18 century
> thinkers for whom the world was simple and mechanistic. Or even the
> mentality of people contemporary of Democritus, for whom everything
> "reduced" to some dance of atoms. 

Or a wave function for the Universe...

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