Robot Rights

From: Party of Citizens (
Date: Thu Jul 19 2001 - 14:27:36 MDT

On Thu, 12 Jul 2001, John Clark wrote:

re Searle's Chinese Room:
> Yes, it does seem strange that consciousness is somehow hanging around
> the room as a whole, even if slowed down by a factor of a billion trillion or so,
> but no stranger than the fact that consciousness is hanging around 4 LB's of
> gray goo in our head, and yet we know that it does. It's time to just face the
> fact that consciousness is a property matter has when it is organized in
> certain complex ways.

That being so, will you be a champion of "Robot Rights" when they become
sufficently complex?

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