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