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

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