Re: [METANEWS] Do Robots have Souls, Anne Foerst

Date: Wed Feb 07 2001 - 04:01:00 MST

In a message dated 2/7/2001 4:40:03 AM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

<< Additional thoughts:
 What about, say, lepers--who lose sensation?
 And who says robots will have no sensations?
 And just what IS a sensation, anyway..? Robots may already qualify.
 jm >>
We could simply stick with the Turing Test. If we are 'fooled' perpetually.
by Mrs. or Mr. Robot; (and souls are important) then we may judge yes.

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