[ExI] Digital Consciousness

Gordon gts_2000 at yahoo.com
Sat May 4 22:44:45 UTC 2013

Stathis Papaioannou <stathisp at gmail.com> wrote:

> If behaviour is not an indicator of consciousness how do you know that anything other than yourself is conscious?

I can only infer it, but I think I'm on pretty solid ground when I notice that dogs, for example, have nervous systems very similar to mine. And I agree that behavior is an indicator of it. But I disagree that it necessarily follows as you have stated.

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