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Paul Grobstein's picture

"Everything happens for a reason"?


Glad you and Mahvish like the substitution of "input" and "output" for "stimulus" and "response", and agree that there are yet some issues to clarify along these lines. Among them is the meaning of "random" or "without a reason". Perhaps relevant along these lines: Evolution/Science: Inverting the Relationship Between Randomness and Meaning. Maybe also relevant to Emily Alspector's thinking about whether "systems" are "supposed to be reliable and predictable"?

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