From: John Clark (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Jan 21 2002 - 00:37:38 MST
>> So sentience exists but consciousness does not. Huh?
>J. R. Molloy <email@example.com>
>They are two discrete phenomena. That's why there is a
>separate word for each. Sentience pertains to the senses.
>Consciousness is a useless hypothesis.
Not that I think lexicographers are God or anything but just for fun I
looked up sentience at dictionary.com
1)The quality or state of being sentient; consciousness.
2)Feeling as distinguished from perception or thought.
Apparently you are using a different language than the one I and
the dictionary are using.
>> Do you really believe that?
> No, I just accept it. It's part of reality.
Your distinction between "accept" and "believe" eludes me.
John The Computational Automaton firstname.lastname@example.org
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