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Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge

On Tue, 2004-04-27 at 18:58, Bartosz Fenski aka fEnIo wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 05:00:10AM -0700, William Ballard wrote:
> Bitmaps are not "sequences of instructions". 
> > Yes, they totally are: they tell the program interpreting them what to 
> > do.  This email is instructions, too, at several levels.
> We're getting closer and closer to statement that everything on this
> planet is a program... Matrix come true.
> I wonder if my bed is a program... it really tells my brain what to do.

Actually the hardware/software distinction does break down when you
take quantum mechanical phenomena into account.  So in a sense everything
is software.

If you're Aristotle you might make an exception for Prime Matter.
Thomas Hood

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