Consciousness is a mathematical pattern | Max Tegmark | TEDxCambridge

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As a physicist, Max Tegmark sees people as "food, rearranged." That makes his answer to complicated questions like "What is consciousness?" simple: it's just math. Why? Because it's the patterns not the particles that matter.