On 10/2/2013 1:17 AM, Alberto G. Corona wrote:
All the rest, including theories, must accommodate this fact and not
The trouble is "this fact" just refers to a personal feeling and so is
social policy: "Did you feel that you had free will when you shot your
This fact is not a personal feeling, but a species-specific function that implies
feelings, acts and so on. I mean, it is a part of being human. And this configures the
reality that we perceive and according with it we act and judge, and have justice
institutions. In the same way that we see color with three types of detectors on the
brain and according with it we use certain painting techniques. This is a shared reality
as a consequence of having the same human mind structure, the same nature or if you
like, the same brain architecture. If that not were that way, you and me would never
even communicate and discuss about it.
So what function would a robot necessarily have in order to have the kind of "free will"
you are interested in?
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