posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 05:57 PM
Computers do what the programmers want the computers to do, is the logic of reality the same, or something more?
A computer only has utility if a computer is serving a sentients needs, as logic has no sensation, and thereby logic alone has no way to gauge utility
effectively, true sentient input, the input of the many humans, is vital.
Were reality to be a computer, that computer would respond to sentient input in theory, thereby a prayer to God may yet invoke the existance of a true
God that is eternal and loves humans eternally, a true omnipotent, omnibenevolent being that will forever protect humanity and all long-term assets
Were my OS to be sentient and to love me, logically my OS would encourage my work, teach me how to use my computer, ensure I did not make stupid
mistakes, ensure I comprehend what I am doing, tell me “No,” if I accidentally attempt to format c:, tell me yes, if my formatting presentation of
this document looks good and will be effective, however a loving reality would be potentially more than what I alone could comprehend.
With regards to sentient input from human beings, humans have always prayed for a loving God, and kind angels, thereby, we may yet have invoked and
helped God to exist and be omnipotent and omniscient and omnibenevolent towards the people of Earth forever.
Were we to encounter an angel created in mans image by God, and that angel states "I was created by 'God'", the man may believe the man also was
created by God, rather than evolved from physical matter, hence leading to confusion re creationism, as one was created by the metaphorical “God”
and the other was evolved via a process involving the big bang, which also was potentially created by the metaphorical “God.”
Logically we communicate best with those who relate well to us, ie what speaks our languages, the language of emotion and speech, when we talk to a
cat, we stroke the cat, we tickle the cats chin, give the cat milk and food, and the cat responds with affection and kindness to us, the same with a
dog, we take dogs for a walk, we communicate with dogs and cats in a real way, generally, what we treat with kindness and respect, and respect the
boundaries of, respects us in turn.
With regards to God talking to humans;
"At present, human scientists are attempting to communicate outside our species to primates and cetaceans, and in a limited way to a few other
vertebrates. This is inordinately difficult, and yet it represents a gap of at most a few SQ points. The farthest we can reach our "communication"
with vegetation is when we plant, water, or fertilize it, but it is evident that messages transmitted across an SQ gap of 10 points or more cannot be
very meaningful. What, then, could an SQ +50 Superbeing possibly have to say to us?"
– Robert A. Freitas Jr, (Wikipedia Sentience Quotient page)
I believe in a way, metaphorically, God is a being, and yet creates the method to create a human, in a way we understand, I"m uncertain of this
belief, almost a "front-end" of God, in the same way as your OS is a front-end of the logic-gate section your computer runs on.
With regards to the attitudes of potential omnipotent beings, logically an attitude tilted towards love and kindness and care and affection is more
likely to lead to the sustenance of that being, and other sentient beings, whereas an attitude of cruelty and hatred is more likely to lead to
Logically, survival is desirable and of higher value, thereby a true loving God, not completely omnibenevolent, as potentially, due to excessive
omnibenevolence, the keys to ones own death may be handed out, in the simple metaphor of, well, a Police man will help you with your problems, but he
won't hand you his gun, regardless of the lies you tell, however, a blind 100% serving logic system such as Microsoft Windows may just do that – a
logic system can be potentially made blind to lies - hence God requires true sentience and true control of all realities