Re: [sl4] Re: goals of AI

From: Matt Paul (
Date: Mon Nov 30 2009 - 15:36:06 MST

On Nov 30, 2009, at 3:35 PM, "John K Clark" <>

> On Mon, 30 Nov 2009 "Matt Paul" <> said:
>> You are stuck on this damn soul thing. It's aggravating.
> The truth can be painful.
>> I don't know why you insist that everyone is stuck in some sort of
>> medival way of thinking.
> You're talking about something that the scientific method cannot
> detect
> that is nevertheless of enormous importance, just like the soul.

Why do you assume that the scientific method cannot detect it just
because it hasn't so far. I'm not talking about something immortal
like the soul you speak of. It probably isn't unique either, but you
can't duplicate it until you find it. Until you find it so you can
duplicate it, you will not be duplicating human intelligence.

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