From: Metaqualia (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Jun 16 2004 - 18:42:34 MDT
> There are some on this list who think it is possible and desirable to
> make a super intelligent machine that is not conscious, if they are
what do you mean by conscious? The machine needs to have a model of itself
to do any environment modeling and higher cognitive stuff. Though it doesn't
_need_ to have the human complex adaptations that make us react to
loneliness, abuse, etc.
If the machine has sensations (qualia) they will be very different from
ours, they will be qualia created by massive logic reasoning, which we
I don't see how you could really "piss it off".
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