On Sun, Oct 20, 2013 at 09:43:09AM +0200, Bruno Marchal wrote:
> In fact I think (but not use!) that you have a conscious path
> between any brain, and the empty brain (no brain!).

How can that be? There is no continuous path between a universal
machine and a trivial machine - universality will be lost at a precise
point of removing hardware.

I think you've been overly influenced by the fading qualia argument,
which I've always felt to be fallacious.


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