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Re: [ontolog-forum] Digital Ontology and digital ontology

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From: paola.dimaio@xxxxxxxxx
Date: Sat, 25 Apr 2009 13:36:49 +0100
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Following an idea of Edward Fredkin, he concludes that the universe itself would then be an automaton, like a giant computer. I

I cant believe that anyone seriously thinks the universe *is* a computer,(especially scientists) but
 yes, it is a system,
and yes, people tend to see /understand new things in terms of what they know  or believe true and associate them to what they recognise as familiar ,  a well established fact in cognitive science

S Weinberg, : "Wolfram himself is a lapsed elementary
> particle


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