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" To be truly conscious, an entity must be of a certain kind that can constrain its past and future — and certainly a simulation is not of that kind."
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... is a ripe area of debate, with some neuroscientists saying that it is not possible to transfer the entire person in a computer, and even if it is done successfully, the resulting entity would not be that person, but a ‘zombie’ who acts like that person.
These computers, armed with our...
... or self-awareness is something many scientists and philosophers are discussing. The fact that there is consciousness inside us, is a big problem for those developing AI, as no matter what they do, and how technologically superior the product is, nobody can explain or even fathom the juggernau...
The growth of technology and Artificial Intelligence(AI) is on track to provide us with:
Virtual Immortality follows a similar path, depending on how we define consciousness.
In case a digital replication procedure does work perfectly, there is an unanswered question of where the self would be, if, for example, it is replicated five times. It can lead to various possibilities in the self:
Qualia relates to the raw sensations of experience, like colours, smells, sounds.
It is through our actual experience that we know what something tastes, looks or smells like, and it is not some information already drilled inside our brains on birth. We have to experience ...
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The underlying complexities of the human psyche quite often go overlooked.
Our ability to analyze and rationalize, remember and question, form ideas and take precise action.
It’s all far more incredible than we give it credit for.
But with a better understanding of the
Time is the product of physics, but how we perceive the passage of time is the product of the mind.
Your perception of time is subjective and malleable - it changes in response to input and context. It can be distorted by drugs, disease, sleep deprivation, or other altere...
We have made advances in understanding how the brain works and how it affects human behavior. But no one is able to explain how all this results in feelings, emotions, and experiences.
There is a view that conventional scientific methods will never be able to answer these questions. But an...
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