RE: 3 "Real" Conscious Machines

From: fudley (fuddley@fastmail.fm)
Date: Wed Jan 18 2006 - 09:58:37 MST


On Tue, 17 Jan 2006 "Woody Long" <ironanchorpress@earthlink.net> said:

> And that is why I have proposed the Searle Chinese Room Test
> for machine consciousness.

So you demand that a very very small part of the computer have the same
properties as the entire machine or it is not conscious. Then I must
conclude that you are not conscious, not unless you can name which one
of your neurons understands English.

And for the sake of argument letís assume your theory is true, how could
you ever prove it? If itís imposable to prove then itís not science.

John K Clark

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