On Dec 17, 7:30 am, Quentin Anciaux <allco...@gmail.com> wrote:
> N- you can build a machine that implements and can only run 3 but that
> can't handle counterfactual, but as the computation is the same as 3, it
> must be as conscious as when it was running on a complete physical computer.
> N+1- you can restore the handling of conterfactual by adding inactive
> piece. But If N was not conscious, adding inactive pieces shouldn't render
> it conscious.
Conscious of what? It sounds like this assumes that consciousness is a
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