On 10/4/2013 7:18 PM, Stathis Papaioannou wrote:
On Friday, October 4, 2013, meekerdb wrote:
On 10/3/2013 5:07 PM, Stathis Papaioannou wrote:
You seem to be agreeing with Craig that each neuron alone is conscious.
The experiment relates to replacement of neurons which play some part
in consciousness. The 1% remaining neurons are part of a system which
will notice that the qualia are different.
That assumes that 1% are sufficient to remember all the prior qualia with
fidelity to notice they are different.
No, I assume the system of which the neurons are a part will notice a difference. If
not, then the replacement has not changed the qualia.
I don't understand that. If the system can notice a difference, why does it need that
1%? Why can't it detect a difference with 0% of the original remaining? What's the 1% doing?
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