RE: Universal ethics

From: Mikko Särelä (
Date: Fri Oct 29 2004 - 01:45:20 MDT

On Sun, 28 Nov 2004, Ben Goertzel wrote:
> > If we take a pattern and look at it, no matter how long you look at
> > it, it does nothing. No matter how fancy! Algorithms are the *do*
> > but patterns are the results we are looking for. One is not useful
> > without the other but there is an arrow of causality.
> If you look at the references I gave you before, you'll see that I
> formally define a pattern as a kind of process -- i.e. a dynamical
> entity. A pattern, in short, is a process that simplifies something.

This one sounds very much like Wolfram's 'A New Kind of Science'. Is it?

Mikko Särelä
     "I too don't really find Monty Python all that exciting, but don't
      tell anyone I said that." Anonymous

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