Consciousness is a program. It explores whatever entity it finds itself
within and becomes that creature's awareness of the world. For humans it
becomes the identity or soul which responds to anything that affects the
organism. It can be uploaded into a data bank but otherwise it dissipates
with death.

On Sun, Nov 4, 2018 at 7:49 PM John Clark <johnkcl...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 4, 2018 at 7:22 PM Philip Thrift <cloudver...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> *> By "experience", philosophers (like Galen Strawson, Philip Goff) mean
>> that which you have within yourself right now: the awareness that* [...]
>>
>
> Awareness? But awareness is just another word for consciousness, so when
> you say  "*It's that experience (not just information) that needs
> processing to produc**e consciousness" *you're saying that to produce
> consciousness you must process consciousness. I don't find that very
> helpful.
>
>> > I assume I can be outsmarted by Watson on Jeopardy!
>>
>
> Then Watson't intelligence isn't very pseudo.
>
> John K Clark
>
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