[ExI] GPT-4 on its inability to solve the symbol grounding problem

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Wed Apr 5 14:18:03 UTC 2023

On Wed, 5 Apr 2023 at 14:20, spike jones via extropy-chat
<extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> From: extropy-chat <extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org> On Behalf Of Jason Resch via extropy-chat
> >…This is a phenomenon we are all subject to and which we should all be aware of called cognitive dissonance. It can occur whenever our brains encounter information perceived as threatening to our existing beliefs …Jason
> Ja.  In our world today, we are in a culture war in which many of our most fundamental beliefs are being challenged.  Those with the most cognitive dissonance see offense in what looks like perfectly innocuous observations to those who have little if any cog-dis.  Thx Jason.
> spike
> _______________________________________________

No problem.   It just takes a bit of practice.  :)

“Alice laughed. 'There's no use trying,' she said. 'One can't believe
impossible things.'

I daresay you haven't had much practice,' said the Queen. 'When I was
your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I've
believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast!”
― Lewis Carroll


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