On Wednesday, October 16, 2013 9:19:13 PM UTC-4, Liz R wrote:
> > wrote:
>> How could a machine be racist if it is totally incapable of any form of
>>> relation or sentience, according to you?
>> Not according to me, I'm going along with Bruno. By his view, I am a
>> machine, or a product of a machine, so if I am racist against machines,
>> then it is inevitable that there will be machines who are similarly racist
>> against humans or biology - the only difference being that they may be
>> placed in a position to exert much more control on the world.
> I don't remember Bruno saying that. (Unless one considers arithmetic to be
> a machine?)
Yes, if I understand his view correctly, Bruno considers arithmetic to be
behind mechanism, mechanism to be behind awareness, and awareness to be
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