2011/8/3 Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com>

> On Aug 3, 7:40 am, Quentin Anciaux <allco...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2011/8/3 Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com>
>
> > When for all possible inputs, it outputs the same as the system it is
> > mimicking...
>
> Wouldn't that be never, since there is not necessarily a limit to the
> number of possible inputs or outputs of consciousness?
>
> Craig
>
>
You'll never be able to prove it... You can't prove either that you are
conscious.

The thing is that if for every instance of test that you could think of and
*perform*, the simulated system would react as the "real" system. Then you
should tentatively accept it is conscious.

Quentin



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