RE: Another Take on the Fermi Paradox

From: Ben Goertzel (
Date: Wed Jan 01 2003 - 21:58:32 MST

> That said, it comes down to whether you would have pure computational
> artifacts express qualia or physical phenomenon X express qualia.
> The former
> makes it a whole bunch easier for a computer scientist to do an AGI.

I think that either computational artifacts OR physical phenomena can
express qualia... because I think that qualia have to do with relationships
btw patterns, and patterns can emerge from physical OR computational

ben g

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