On 14 Aug, 13:15, "Stathis Papaioannou" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> 2008/8/14 Brent Meeker <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
>
> > In principle we could create and artificial environment for two copies of 
> > the AI
> > and keep them identical.  But then it's a metaphysical question as to 
> > whether
> > there are two separate consciousness.  If consciousness is computation then
> > "same computation"="same consciousness".  The usual form of duplication that
> > Bruno postulates contemplates two copies at separate places in this world - 
> > in
> > which case they do diverge immediately.
>
> This interesting question is considered in the following paper:
>
> http://www.nickbostrom.com/papers/experience.pdf


Thanks for the link
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