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Question about emotions versus reactions (followup)

F. Frank LeFever flefever at ix.netcom.com
Thu Feb 25 00:21:09 EST 1999



As indicated in prior post, designing AI based on "tripartite brain" is
not playing with a full deck, but for sheer absurdity and poverty of
understanding of REAL brain function, it cannot approach these pitiful
diagrams (v. infra) which are posted here from time to time. 
Mercifully not so frequently as in the past...

F. LeFever


In <36d4c9f9.0 at news.victoria.tc.ca> uj797 at victoria.tc.ca (Arthur T.
Murray) writes: 
>
>yoda at isr.ist.utl.pt ("Rodrigo Ventura") wrote on 25 Feb 1999:
>
>>
>> [...]  Another question that is related with this is: when did the
>>limbic system appeared, in the species evolutio, in the brain
>>(reptile? mamalian? birds? ants? bees? spiders?)? And more
>>imposrtanty, what was the _qualitatively_ step that evolution took
>>when emotions appeared? What was the shortcomings of the
non-emotional
>>animals that lead to the appearence of emotions?  [ ... ]
>
>http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Agora/7256/acm.html is a plan
>for creating a public-domain artificial intelligence based on:
>
>  Hearing    Vision    Concepts Volition Emotion   Motor Output
> /iiiiiii\  /!i!i!i!\                             /YYYYYYYYYYYY\
>| ||||||| || ||||||| |   T                       | |||||||||||| |
>| ||||||| || | ___ | |   +                       | |||||||||||| |
>| ||||||| ||  /   \  |   +                       | |S|||||||||| |
>| ||||||| || (image)-|---+_                      | |H|||||||||| |
>| ||||||| ||  \___/  |  /  \                     | |A|||||||||| |
>| ||||||| ||         | (idea)               __   | |K|||||||||| |
>| | ||||| ||         |  \__/---------------/  \  | |E|||R|||||| |
>| |d------||---------|---+        ____    (fear)-|--*|||U|||||| |
>| ||||o|| ||         |   +-------/    \----\__/  | |||||N|||P|| |
>| ||g|||| ||         |   +      / de-  \---------|------*|||E|| |
>| || |||| ||         |   +     (  ci-   )        | |||||||||T|| |
>| ||||||| ||         |   +      \ sion /---------|----------*|| |
>| ||||||| ||         |   +       \____/          | |||||||||||| |
> 
>> [...] *** Rodrigo Martins de Matos Ventura, alias <Yoda>
>>***  yoda at isr.ist.utl.pt, http://www.isr.ist.utl.pt/~yoda




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