On Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 4:52 PM, LizR <lizj...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 10 October 2013 09:47, Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> It's not that computers can't do what humans do, it's that they can't
>> experience anything. Mozart could dig a hole as well as compose music, but
>> that doesn't mean that a backhoe with a player piano on it is Mozart. It's
>> a much deeper problem with how machines are conceptualized that has nothing
>> at all to do with humans.
> So you think "strong AI" is wrong. OK. But why can't computers experience
> anything, in principle, given that people can, and assuming people are
> complicated machines?
I think Craig would say he does think computers (and many/all other things)
do experience something, just that it is necessarily different from what we
experience. The reason for this has something to do with our history as
biological organisms (according to his theory).


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