Re: My definitions of Intelligence, Consciousness, Mathematics and Universal Values

From: fudley (fuddley@fastmail.fm)
Date: Fri Jan 20 2006 - 09:59:46 MST


On Fri, 20 Jan 2006 "Marc Geddes" <m_j_geddes@yahoo.com.au> said:

> this is my definition. Intelligence is the ability to
> accurately model cause and effect relations.

What about the ability to find those effects that have no causes?

Nobody is ever going to come up with a definition of intelligence thatís
worth a damn, that is can actually be used for something; but thatís OK,
definitions arenít important, examples are.

> Aside from physical causality, there is also volitional
> (or intentional) causality

There is no fundamental difference, just a difference is the objects
under examination.

> and also mathematical (or logical) causality.

There is no fundamental difference, just a difference is the objects
under examination.

John K Clark
 

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