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Speculations and Physics

By: Sam Vaknin, Ph. D.

...ctor can be constrained to collapse to the most order-enhancing event. If we had a computer the size of the Universe that could infallibly model it... ...accumulated databases vanish instantaneously with death. The organism is akin to a computer which processes data using elaborate software and then ... ...es its meaning (its existence as ART). The physical world, in contrast (similar to computer programmes) contains both the substrate and the operati... ...is what is the currency used by the two in their communication. Physical forces are mediated by subatomic particles. What serves to mediate between ... ...over the conscious. Data is stored in three loci: The first one is in the Sensuous Storage Centre. This is a subconscious registry and it keeps in ... ... materialization of a structure) and repetition of the material stored. Long Term Storage readily available to consciousness. We distinguish thre... ...mory: not reconstructible (=no stamping was made), reconstructible from one of the storage areas (=is within a structure post stamping) and memory ... ...rint for a computing device with one "ideal" exception: its unbounded memory (the tape is infinite). Despite its hardware appearance (a read/write... .... Despite its hardware appearance (a read/write head which scans a two-dimensional tape inscribed with ones and zeroes, etc.) it is really a softw...

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