Re: 3 "Real" Conscious Machines

From: Phil Goetz (
Date: Wed Jan 18 2006 - 06:49:51 MST

--- Richard Loosemore <> wrote:

> 1) Give an introduction to Heim's theory of quantum gravity, in
> sufficient detail to allow a Physics graduate to understand it.
> 2) You are living in a hovel in northern England some time in the
> Dark
> Ages, and when you open your door and look outside one morning, you
> hear
> a fragment of a T.S. Eliot poem come to you (suitably translated into
> your vernacular) through a time warp. You smile with recognition.
> Explain why you smiled, what you heard and what the context is.
> 3) Might Igor Stravinsky have had any opinion on the subject of motor
> scooters? Why?

Most (e.g., > 99.9%) humans would fail this test.

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