On Aug 2, 5:08 pm, "Stephen P. King" <stephe...@charter.net> wrote: > On 8/2/2011 4:04 PM, meekerdb wrote:
> As to your post here. Craig's point is that the simulated brain, > even if simulated down to the molecular level, will only be a simulation > and 'think simulate thoughts'. If said simulated brain has a > consiousness it will be its own, not that some other brain. A > consciousness can no more be copied than the state of a QM system. Absolutely, that's true too. Even if you do make a brain out of germanium and silicon DNA based neurons, the result is not going to be any more identical to the template brain than an identical twin. 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.