Re: advantages of uploading (was Re: re [2]: What is "New Age"? )

Hara Ra (
Wed, 18 Jun 1997 01:19:21 -0700

Brent Allsop wrote:
> No. Machines are intelligent. They know things. But this
> knowledge is only represented abstractly and not with the phenomenal
> stuff of consciousness which we use to represent what we know. The
> two are very different and this difference is what is all important
> with consciousness. A machine can represent joy/desire and behave as
> if it is experiencing joy/desire, but it can't, YET, really know what
> joy/desire is like.
How do you know?

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