[Wittrs] Re: Searle's CRA and its Implications

  • From: "BruceD" <blroadies@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: wittrsamr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 02:07:18 -0000

--- In Wittrs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Gordon Swobe <wittrsamr@...> wrote:

> If you believe a million cpu's doing syntactic operations
> on symbols will generate conscious understanding

...then  you'd believe that the brain, as a computer, generates
understanding. But if you don't believe that the computer-brain
generates understanding, then what do you believe generates
understanding?

1. the brain, but not as a computer.
2. not the brain.

bruce




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