At 5:08 PM 23-11-98, John Clark wrote:
The brain is chaotic, as such small fluctuations in initial conditions will rapidly lead to divergent results. So even if the two brains are initially identical and in identical environments QM will lead to divergence over time.
Note: I am not suggesting weird QM affects a la Hameroff and Penrose, but more mundane affects of QM on the exact rate of chemical and electrophysical reactions in the brain.
Patrick Wilken http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~patrickw/ Editor: PSYCHE: An International Journal of Research on Consciousness Secretary: The Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness http://psyche.cs.monash.edu.au/ http://www.phil.vt.edu/ASSC/