Jason wrote:
> What do others on this list think about Mark Tegmark's definition of
> consciousness:
> 
> "I believe that consciousness is, essentially, the way information
> feels when being processed. Since matter can be arranged to process
> information in numerous ways of vastly varying complexity, this
> implies a rich variety of levels and types of consciousness."
> 
> Source: http://www.edge.org/q2007/q07_7.html

I think it is a very indefinite definition.  It doesn't tell us anything about 
the levels and types and how we would make a conscious being.  I think John 
McCarthy has a much more explicit and useful essay on his website.

Brent Meeker


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