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Old 05-22-2019, 03:45 PM
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Originally Posted by begbert2 View Post

That's it. That's all I need to prove that it's theoretically possible to emulate minds - you may have to emulate everything in the world with even a tangential physical effect on the brain (which could include the entire universe!), but that's still theoretically possible, and thus you provably can theoretically emulate minds on a computer.

Proven, that is, unless you can disprove one of the three premises.
There are lots of hidden premises in your stance, but for now, I leave you with the fact that IIT is a theory satisfying your three premises on which it is nevertheless false that computation can emulate minds.