New research into the brain’s synapses has found that the human brain has 10 times the memory capacity previously thought. In computer terms, it comes to at least a petabyte, the memory capacity of the world wide web.
Now use your internet-sized brain to think about that. Didn’t the world wide web have to be, you know, designed and created? Could the internet have come into existence purely through random processes? Yes, the internet is an example of a system with millions of separate agents, sort of like the economy, but doesn’t it require pre-existing minds? So what about the 7 billion minds existing on the earth today, each with the capacity of the entire internet? [Read more...]