[ExI] Zombie glutamate

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Sun Feb 15 09:55:52 UTC 2015

> On 15 Feb 2015, at 8:26 pm, Tomaz Kristan <protokol2020 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am very sure, that you can have a Turing machine in any form you want. From Lego, to electronics, to old steam locomotive on a long rails picking up stones and laying them down in a Turing machine fashion ... as long as this machine performs a good enough simulation of my current brain, I will feel as I am writing this.

I agree, but it has to be carefully justified. It is possible that there is physics in your brain that is not Turing emulable. It is also on the face of it possible that your consciousness is due to biological processes in your brain and that a computer simulation may behave like you but won't have your consciousness. On further analysis, this turns out to be false.

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