Stathis Papaioannou wrote:

> > It was never conscious, and if anyonw concludede it was on
> > the first run, they were mistaken. The TT is a rule-of-thumb for
> > detecting,
> > it does not magically endow consciousness.
> Are you suggesting that of two very similar programs, one containing a true 
> random
> number generator and the other a pseudorandom number generator, only the 
> former
> could possibly be conscious?

Do you think someone would judge a system to be conscious in a TT
if it gave predictable responses ?

How accurate is the TT as a guide ?

What else is there ?

>  suppose it is possible, but I see no reason to believe
> that it is true.
> Stathis Papaioannou
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