[ExI] cool article by shostak
johnkclark at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 01:30:13 UTC 2016
On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I agree with the logic of this article, but there's something missing.Yeah
> - it's the rest of what it means to be human: emotions and feelings and
> smells and tastes
That's not what makes us human, other creatures on this planet have been
able to feel and smell and taste for at least 500 million years, they've
behaved as if they had emotions too. It's intelligence that distinguishes
us from the other animals and makes us human.
> Would I give up those things for a higher IQ? What do you think?
I see no reason you couldn't have both.
> If you would, you are as cold as the machines referred to in the article.
I think it would be easier, far easier, for us to make a emotional machine
that a intelligent, certainly Evolution found that to be the case.
John K Clark
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