On Wednesday, February 6, 2013, Craig Weinberg wrote:
> On Tuesday, February 5, 2013 9:13:40 PM UTC-5, stathisp wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 1:08 PM, Craig Weinberg <whats...@gmail.com>
>> > Maybe if there was a computer which was not specifically designed to
>> > our senses... which would mean that it was one which occurred naturally
>> > did not include anything which was ever designed or programmed by a
>> > being.
>> Which contradicts your original claim that we can just "sense" that
>> other people are conscious without any logical analysis.
> No because we also realize intuitively that computers are unconscious
> without any logical analysis. That's why behaving 'like a robot' or a
> machine is synonymous with mindless repetitive action. Just because we can
> make an optical illusion which fools our eye into seeing three dimensional
> perspective in a 2D painting doesn't mean that we can't authentically tell
> when something natural is 3D.
You're saying that a robot behaving like a human may fool you, but how do
you know that your apparently fellow humans are not robots? You're going by
-- Stathis Papaioannou
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