Re: "analog computer" = useless hypothesis?

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Wed Apr 04 2001 - 14:54:34 MDT

> The standard answer to this is that when life colonizes a new niche,
> it does not abandon the old one. There is still life in the oceans
> even though life has colonized land. So even if it is possible to move
> into subspace, evolution will still encourage life forms which colonize
> ordinary matter.
> Hal

OK, got it.
None of this requires the notion of analog computing, right?

Stay hungry,

--J. R.

Useless hypotheses:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing

Everything that can happen has already happened, and not just once, but an
infinite number of times. This will continue forever.

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