[FoRK] The State of Consciousness Studies
<lionkimbro at gmail.com> on
Mon Jul 16 12:04:41 PDT 2007
On 7/16/07, Stephen D. Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:
> The only way we will understand consciousness is to recreate it. (...)
And then later:
> The argument about how to prove you are conscious to another apparently
> conscious person has some interesting merit. Not much to my mind
> though, unless you are talking about comparative benchmarks a la
Well, you just don't care; It's clear to me.
If you can't tell if something is conscious, how can you even
tell if your creation is conscious?
(Note that, this applies to children as well.)
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