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Posted by Box Holder on March 25, 2002 16:43:24 UTC


Yanniru wrote to Mike Pearson
at
http://www.astronomy.net/forums/god/messages/15682.shtml saying,
“Brains Require Low Entropy
into order to function. They lose capability when entropy is maximized and the energetics are uniform. You seem to think that large entropy is a good thing.”

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REPLY (including a repost of a series of exchanges):

Yanniru is distorting my position almost 180 degrees.
I do not see why Yanniru can’t just change his mind, but instead
must try to fix the error where it was not --and imply it was someone else‘s.
I change my mind about things and am not ashamed to learn something new..
Mike Pearson began this thread at:
http://www.astronomy.net/forums/god/messages/15595.shtml

Summary of My position:
Mike Pearson
1) not making a value judgment about entropy.
And 2) as a counter-example to Yanniru’s declarations that equality is more orderly (cited below),
Mike Pearson:was saying brains and computer need low-entropy, orderly, unequal energy distribution in their structures.

Yanniru had written:
http://www.astronomy.net/forums/god/messages/15641.shtml
I have always thought that using the word disorder to refer to the state where energy is evenly distributed is incorrect. In that state the energy is completely ordered. Disorder word apply to the iniial state where the distribution of energy is most non-uniform.
Yanniru also wrote to Mike,
“You Have A Low Entropy Mind
It’s disordered,” said Yanniru at
http://www.astronomy.net/forums/god/messages/15666.shtml

Yanniru also wrote
http://www.astronomy.net/forums/god/messages/15668.shtml
Equality Is More Orderly Than Inequality Of Distribution.

Mike Pearson’s point in the following exchange was that brains
Need high order/low entropy.
Mike Pearson wrote
http://www.astronomy.net/forums/god/messages/15669.shtml
Try Modelling A Brain Or Computer Chip With "equal Distribution"
but remember you are not allowing inequality --
then show us how you did it.

So, suddenly, Yanniru accuses Mike of holding the position
Which Yanniru had previously held, and switches his answer:
(repeating from above)

Yanniru wrote to Mike Pearson
at
http://www.astronomy.net/forums/god/messages/15682.shtml saying,
“Brains Require Low Entropy
into order to function. They lose capability when entropy is maximized and the energetics are uniform. You seem to think that large entropy is a good thing.”

That's very dishonest, Yanniru. It seems too convoluted to be accidental, so you're stuck with a Scarlet "L" for "Liar" in my Pantheon
-- a collection which, by the way, I don't keep.

Thank you.

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