Re: JOIN, META: Modularity and mehtodology

From: Stathis Papaioannou (
Date: Sat Feb 24 2007 - 04:47:59 MST

On 2/24/07, Mohsen Ravanbakhsh <> wrote:

My point is:
> In the case of highly modular brain, where we don't have common structures
> or any general pattern between modules, there's no definition of
> Intelligence! you see?
> Every general fact we've made up to now, becomes some superficial or
> functional description, and since introspection wont help, we're left to
> scrutinize the biologic architectures and so on...
> The interesting fact here is that the intelligence becomes a wrong
> abstraction. It has formed because of our misconception of ourselves and
> the false belief in transparency of mind.

Then at worst we would have to replicate the structure of the brain neuron
by neuron, and we would have an AI (or whatever we want to call it) by brute
force, regardless of what consciousness, intelligence etc. "really" are.

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