On Jul 12, 11:50 pm, Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com> wrote:

> My view of awareness is now subtractive and holographic (think pinhole
> camera), so that I would read fading qualia in a different way. More
> like dementia.. attenuating connectivity between different aspects of
> the self, not changing qualia necessarily. The brain might respond to
> the implanted chips, even ruling out organic rejection, the native
> neurology may strengthen it's remaining connections and attempt to
> compensate for the implants with neuroplasticity, routing around the
> 'damage'

By hypothesis the replacements preserve functioning.
Dementia is  a change in functioning, so it won't occur.

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