On 2/9/2013 7:52 AM, John Clark wrote:
On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 ameekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net 
<mailto:meeke...@verizon.net>> wrote:

    > Evolution can only move species to local maxima of fitness.


That is true and is a severe limitation of Evolution, a limitation a mind designed by a intelligence, like a computer, would not have. You seem to be saying that a mind made in a crappy haphazard way would be conscious but a well designed mind would not be; well I can't prove that is untrue but it just doesn't seem likely to me.

No, I'm saying it might be conscious in a very different way - which would be hard to determine if we were only watching its intelligent behavior from outside. But since I was hypothesizing an AI we might also know how it's intelligence was implemented and using that knowledge and some clever testing we might understand that its consciousness was different.

Brent

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