[ExI] Mental Phenomena

Ben Zaiboc ben at zaiboc.net
Sun Jan 19 18:24:38 UTC 2020

On 19/01/2020 15:41, BillW wrote:
> And I will respond that thinking that machines can have emotions and 
> consciousness is really way, way, far out - dreaming.    Read too much 
> scifi.  There is not one iota of evidence that such things are 
> possible, much less likely.  bill w

I take it that you must be equally disbelieving about the possibility of 
nanotechnology then? Something that exists in biology, but no way can it 
be possible in non-biological systems?

I'm wondering how far does this go? There must be some line along the 
capabilities of biological systems, where on this side, non-bio systems 
can do the same thing, but on the other side, they can't. Any idea where 
this line might be?

(to avoid misunderstanding, I don't actually think that any such line 
exists, or can exist)

Ben Zaiboc

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