Re: When Humans are Obsolete (MSNBC)

Anders Sandberg (
24 Mar 1999 21:56:38 +0100

"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <> writes:

> Joe Jenkins wrote:
> >
> > Ok, forget Turing for now then. What physical process occurs in your
> > brain
> > that is not computable?
> I usually refer people to physicist Sir Roger Penrose and neurobiologist
> Dr. Stuart Hameroff on this one, even though their justifying Godelian
> arguments are bull.

It should be noted that their neurobiological arguments are also considered bull by neuroscientists.

I have never had any problems with Turing-computable consciousness, but then again, I'm a zombie. :-)

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