[ExI] Quantum consciousness, quantum mysticism, and transhumanist engineering
johnkclark at gmail.com
Thu Mar 9 18:18:35 UTC 2017
On Thu, Mar 9, 2017 at 7:48 AM, Stathis Papaioannou <stathisp at gmail.com>
> It's not immediately obvious that the belief that consciousness is only
> generated by biological systems is wrong.
It is also
not immediately obvious that the belief that consciousness is only
I think both possibilities are equally likely.
> If you have this belief then you would be reluctant to accept
> non-biological brain implants proved to lead to no behavioural change,
Yes, so during the Singularity people who have that belief will become the
of the Amish (if they are lucky) and be left in the dust by those who think
Darwin's theory is correct and thus see no reason not to have electronic
upgrades for their brain. So even in the unlikely
it's true believers in the consciousness
meme have no future.
John K Clark
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