[ExI] Digital Consciousness .

Bryan Bishop kanzure at gmail.com
Sat Apr 27 20:42:57 UTC 2013


Your entire message is unrelated to what I was telling Anders. Please

On Sat, Apr 27, 2013 at 3:37 PM, Brent Allsop <brent.allsop at canonizer.com>wrote:
> It seems quite clear that 'tetrochromats' and likely others, experience
> color qualities that us mere trichromats have never experienced before.  I
> guess that's fine if some people have no curiosity towards knowing what the
> 4th quality (and everything else that is phenomenally possible) they've
> never experienced before is like.

I don't see what any of that has to do with my comment about consciousness.

> But, I am interested, and evidently there is a growing expert consensus
> that is similarly interested.  And I'm in the camp that is predicting that
> the discovery of what the underlying neural collates of such qualities are,
> and how these qualities map to physics, will be the greatest

Maybe, but we weren't talking about which circuits are responsible for
processing those signals.

> What good is any thinking about the future, uploading, and all that, while
> remaining completely disinterested and ignorant in all that?


> represent more diverse conscious knowledge with, making you significantly
> more consciously intelligent?

You got me, I also don't believe in intelligence.

- Bryan
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