[ExI] Quantum consciousness, quantum mysticism, and transhumanist engineering

Ben bbenzai at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 23 21:36:14 UTC 2017

John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:

 > Am I correct in saying you are arguing if the internal operation of a 
neuron has changed then that counts as a change in behaviour even if the 
neuron as a whole behaves the same way with other external neurons, and 
even if the person as a whole behaves the same way with other external 

I suspect that this is the crux of the matter. That Brent thinks it 
makes a difference what goes on inside a black box, so that two 
different black boxes with different internal processing but the same 
interfaces, are somehow producing different behaviour, even though that 
is demonstrably false.

 > I sometimes have trouble following you ...
You and me both. I await his response to your question with interest. He 
seems to show no inclination to respond to my questions, but perhaps 
you'll have better luck.

Ben Zaiboc

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