[OT] - A turning machine implemented in Conway's Game of Life

Daniel C. dcrookston at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 15:06:26 MST 2007


On 3/9/07, Levi Pearson <levi at cold.org> wrote:
> He doesn't believe the human
> brain is limited to Turing-equivalence, while Hofstadter does, or at
> least he believes that the mind is essentially a computation that
> could run on a Turing machine.

Which begs the question of whether the mind is deterministic, and by
extension whether free will exists...

So Hofstadter didn't believe in free will?

Finally, I've read part of GEB but didn't finish it.  I should.

DTC



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