On 10/24/2012 10:01 AM, Roger Clough wrote:
Hi Stephen P. King
How can you know that the simulation is exact ?
Solipsim prevents that.
And who or what experiences the computer output ?
"Forever is a long time, especially near the end." -Woody Allen
If we accept that the content of an experience can be exactly
duplicated by a sufficiently powerful computer, we have accepted that
they are the same thing. This is not to say that conscious experience is
itself "just a computation", no. There is a difference between the
simulability of an experience and the sense of being in the experience
that is the 1p.
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