Re: [sl4] Re: goals of AI... non physical components of mind != soul

From: Toby Weston (
Date: Thu Nov 26 2009 - 23:41:50 MST


On 27 Nov 2009, at 05:51, "John K Clark" <> wrote:

On Thu, 26 Nov 2009 "Toby Weston" <> said:

The matter that "spawns" such a machine would be physical.
The running algorithm would not be physical, i.e. not made of atoms or energy

In other words you are suggesting a computer that acts just like any old
computer you could buy today at K Mart, it is made of atoms and needs
software to do anything.

John K Clark

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