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ziq wrote

What evidence do you have that we're not operating entirely based on rigid predetermined code?

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Dumai wrote

if we're machines, then we're patently different machines to computers. this isn't an argument about the possibility of artificial intelligence outright, this is an argument about whether artificial consciousness could exist within a computer simulation. on the first question: science doesn't know. on the second question: probably not.