On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 11:38 AM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
> On 10/22/2013 1:09 AM, Jason Resch wrote:
> If it's simply a set of experiences, then it can't "choose to simulate"
> The mind has the tools available to generate any experience it wants,
> somewhat like a lucid dream but one where you exercise complete control
> over everything in that dream and thus can steer it wherever you want it to
> Again that falls into inconsistency. WHO is exercising complete control??
I don't see what you find inconsistent about controlling our future
experiences. You decide to get make cup of coffee in the morning, and a
few experiences later you are drinking a cup of coffee. A
super-intelligent machine with access to the appropriate technology is just
putting into practice self-determination to the extreme.
> If a person is a sequence of exepriences, there is no "who".
Why isn't there a who? Isn't the who the person?
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