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I have discovered what natural intelligence is

Sometimes scientists stare blindly at theories, while the answer in nature is obvious. That is also the case with the search for natural intelligence. Many scientists assume that intelligence originated in neurons. But I have discovered that language is a source of natural intelligence, and that neurons are not essential to natural intelligence. Hence, despite all kinds of "hopeful" terms, simulated neural networks are not naturally intelligent. And they will never become naturally intelligent.

I assume that language is intelligently designed. And I assume that the intelligent design of language can be unraveled through reverse engineering. In this way, I have discovered logical structures (reasoning constructions) that are naturally present in language. Scientists have not described these reasoning constructions. By implementing this Logic of Language in software, Thinknowlogy is the world's most advanced reasoning system.

I also discovered that logic is (almost) language independent. By configuring the logic of my system for multiple languages, Thinknowlogy is also the world's only multilingual reasoning system: English, Spanish, French, Dutch and Chinese.

So, I am two steps ahead of scientists in regard to automated reasoning. Nevertheless, Thinknowlogy is available – free of charge – as open source software.

I am using fundamental science instead of cognitive science:

• Language is a natural phenomenon;
• Natural phenomena obey laws of nature;
• Laws of nature are investigated using fundamental science / basic research.

Using fundamental science, I gained knowledge and experience that no one else has:

I have identified language as a natural source of intelligence. And I am the only one in the world who has defined intelligence as a set of natural laws. As such, my automated reasoner has results that scientists cannot deliver.

Scientific challenge:

Therefore, I defy everyone to beat the simplest results of my reasoner in a generic (scientific) way, under the same preconditions as my system:
• from Controlled Natural Language (sentences with a very limited, delimited grammar), via algorithms, back to Controlled Natural Language;
• in multiple languages;
• without pre-programmed knowledge;
• without human-written output sentences;
• and without using extensive word lists.

The Laws of Intelligence that are naturally embedded in Language are demonstrated by:

Programming in natural language;
Reasoning in natural language:
      • drawing conclusions (more advanced than scientific solutions),
      • making assumptions (with self-adjusting level of uncertainty),
      • asking questions (about gaps in the knowledge),
      • detecting confirmations, conflicts and some cases of semantic ambiguity,
      • displaying justification reports for the self-generated knowledge;
Multilingualism, proving: Natural languages have one common origin.

The invalidation of the theory of evolution as the explanation for the origin of intelligence, language and laws of nature:

• Despite exhaustive research, the theory of evolution still hasn't provided a satisfactory explanation for the origin of intelligence, language and laws of nature. Let alone, how they are related. Moreover, none of the phenomena that are exclusive to the theory of evolution – or its derivative theories – is applicable to daily life;
• According to the biblical world view, God has created laws of nature – including laws of intelligence – to make his creation run like clockwork. Being based on Laws of Intelligence that are naturally embedded in Language, only Thinknowlogy implements the intelligent function of words like definite article “the”, conjunction “or”, possessive verb “has/have” and past tense verbs “was/were” and “had”. Other Controlled Natural Language (CNL) reasoners are limited to sentences with verb “is/are” in the present tense. They don't accept the words mentioned above.

Thinknowlogy 2020

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God has created laws of nature to make his creation run like clockwork. It includes: Laws of Intelligence that are naturally embedded in Language. Thinknowlogy implements these natural laws of intelligence in software.