On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 10:06 AM, Stephen P. King <stephe...@charter.net> wrote:
> On 2/17/2012 9:56 AM, 1Z wrote:
>>
>>
>> On Jan 31, 8:53 pm, Craig Weinberg<whatsons...@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>> On Jan 31, 2:52 pm, Terren Suydam<terren.suy...@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>>> Craig,
>>>> The movie The Matrix is essentially about comp. What is it about that
>>>> movie's premise that seems impossible to you?
>>>
>>> It's possible to simulate a world for a person but it is not possible
>>> to simulate the sense of being a person.
>>
>> You know that how?
>>
> Hi,
>
>    How exactly is "the sense of being a person" a quantity that can be a)
> measured and b) communicated?
>

The point is that with comp, simulations at or below the substitution
level entail subjective experience, qualia, etc..., i.e., the sense of
being a person.

Craig is just asserting (without arguing) that comp is false.

Terren

> Onward!
>
> Stephen
>
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