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Percentage of brain used for conciousness?

Eray Ozkural exa erayo at bilkent.edu.tr
Thu Jan 8 07:17:58 EST 2004

Doktor DynaSoar <targeting at OMCL.mil> wrote in message news:<kr1pvvkoq17m9h8ote6dfdlo9ch8ntad29 at 4ax.com>...
> You want to see an acceptable artificial
> life/intelligence/consciousness? Create a robot capable of acting
> enough like it to convince most people, then make it soft and fuzzy
> and warm and huggable, and people will accept it as such. Peoples'
> acceptance can be measured. "Consciousness" can't. Of course
> scientists who stand to gain by maintaining the argument will
> disagree, but when they do so most people will either ignore them or
> tell them to shut up, and hug their electronic friend.

I think we would need to suggest that consciousness should be
measurable before we claim it as scientists who strive to be more
ethically responsible than Sony Robotics Entertainment Division.


Eray Ozkural

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