On Sat, Jan 14, 2012 at 1:56 PM, Stephen P. King <stephe...@charter.net>wrote:
> > How would you generalize the Turing Test for consciousness? > > By doing the exact same thing we do when we evaluate our fellow human beings, assume that there is a direct link between intelligent behavior and consciousness. When one of our fellow creatures is drowsy they don't behave very intelligently and we assume they are less conscious than they were when they where taking a calculus exam. And when they are in a deep sleep, under anesthesia, or dead they behave even less intelligently and we assume (even though there is no proof) that their consciousness is similarly effected. John K Clark -- 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.