> On what basis do you define qualia as non-Turing-computable?
Well, they aren't, so why should I define them as Turing-computable?
(Proof by blatant assertion.)
I ain't goin' over this again; search the archives.
> I have noticed that many grownups behave as if all children belonged to
> a non-sentient species when communicating with them. This would explain
> why some, very sentient, children outwit a great number of grownups..
Been known to happen. But it's also the case that sometimes a child is simply much more intelligent than you are.
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