Here is the link I mentioned:

On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 10:17 AM, Roger Clough <> wrote:

>  Hi Jason Resch
> IMHO Not to disparage the superb work that computers can do,
> but I think that it is a mistake to anthropo-morphise the computer.
> It has no intelligence, no life, no awareness,

I have given my argument for why computers can be intelligent, aware, etc.
What is your argument that they cannot?

> there's
> nothing magic about it.

So your argument is that they have no magic, but we do?  Why do you believe
(only?) we have this magic?

> It's just a complex bunch of diodes and
> transistors.
And life is just a complex bunch of chemicals and solutions.


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