On 1/23/2013 5:53 PM, Craig Weinberg wrote:
I guess you are serious, but I can't imagine how you can actually believe that. You think that you turn the Mars rover on and there is some entity there which has an expectation about 'Mars' or Earth. It really doesn't. There is no entity there


So you repeat, ad nauseum.

- just a collection of probes and logic circuits. Without humans to interpret the data coming out of it, it would be obvious that it is as unconscious as a stone.

No it wouldn't. It has nothing to do with 'the data coming out'. It knows about Mars because it can navigate on Mars and accomplish things on Mars (which is more than you can do) and anybody watching it would conclude that.

Brent

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