On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 5:20 PM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
>> This example is not specific to brain replacement with artificial >> parts. It could be that a biological brain contains intelligent >> subsystems that don't communicate with the person they are >> implementing. > > In my hypothetical example the subsystem does communicate - when it has > something to say. The question is whether it contributing to consciousness > all along? This not really very hypothetical since we are all familiar with > the Poincare effect and in general have thoughts pop into consciousness > without any conscious predecessors. What's the Poincare effect? I don't get a clear answer when I Google it. Is it the same as the butterfly effect? -- Stathis Papaioannou -- 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.