[ExI] Digital Consciousness

Gordon gts_2000 at yahoo.com
Sat May 4 12:50:27 UTC 2013

Ben Zaiboc <bbenzai at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Gordon, I have a question for you.

> Do you agree or deny that a digital computer could, in principle, run a simulation that imitated, 
> in every way, a human mind, including referring to itself, reporting that it has internal states 
> like emotions, and displaying all the intelligence of a human mind?

I'm inclined to agree, Ben. Some clever programmer will one day write a program that passes the Turing test. I might be fooled into thinking it is actually conscious. 

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