Eugene Leitl wrote,
> J. R. Molloy writes:
> > If they're "postbiological" then they can't replicate. Replication is a
> > biological function.
> Arrrr! Postbiological, as not using self-assembled heavily solvated
> biopolymers and clusters thereof for self-replication and information
Well then, don't call it "postbiological" if it's not postbiological.
Biology includes artificial life.
> There's a reason why artificial life is called artificial. Not
> biological. Using the same principles, but a different substrate to
> apply these principles on.
If it reproduces, then it's still part of life, artificial or not.
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