On Jul 28, 11:23 pm, Jason Resch <jasonre...@gmail.com> wrote:
> What differences does the history of a life have to do with what you are > experiencing now? If aliens created a human being from scratch just like > you, and swapped you out while you were asleep, why would this physically > identical copy of you behave differently than the you which was born? Nature is as important as nurture. Does the English language leave a physical residue in my body, or is it the aggregate of centuries of actual geographic-historical-anthropology on Earth carried forward (or cumulatively entangled as I like to say) linguistically. > > If you used one > > real neuron (probably need a group of real neurons in practice) you > > might be able to skip all that. > > So how small can the group of "real" neurons be? Can it be all artificial > except for one neuron and function as a normal mind? I doubt one would do it, but I don't know, it would have to be attempted experimentally. Can one person run a continent of robot cities? Craig -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.