Toward a Science of Consciousness 1998

Vertiplex latour at hotmail.com
Tue May 19 22:12:30 EST 1998


In article <Pine.SV4.3.91.980519083601.23178A-100000 at sleepy.giant.net>, Brian J Flanagan <bflanagn at sleepy.giant.net> wrote:
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>> >Would there be a difference between biological conciousness and computer
>> >generated conciousness? (apart from the fact that one is generated by a
>> >computer and the other one by a biological device)
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>> Assuming a computer could generate consciousness - in order to generate
>> consciousness equivalent to a "biological device", it would have to "be" a
>> biological device, hence not a computer.
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>BJ: No. Also, there has been a polite request to remove this thread from
>bionet.neuroscience, which ought to be respected.

Oh, neuroscience has nothing to do with consciousness!
What a revelation!

What is it about then?

Oh, consciousness does not exist, right?



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