Le 28-oct.-06, à 23:24, 1Z a écrit :

>
>> Stathis: and no explicit ordering is necessary. The counting sequence 
>> "one, two, three" may involve millions of slices of brain activity or 
>> computer emulation activity spread throughout space and time, and it 
>> may take many of these slices to form a moment of consciousness just 
>> as it takes many milliseconds of normal brain activity to form a 
>> moment of consciousness, but the feeling of continuity should be 
>> preserved.
>
> Why? Maybe it supervenes on whatever propels one physical state
> to evolve into another.


That answer would work if that "whatever" was NOT turing emulable.


Bruno






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