Re: Consciousness is information?

From: John Mikes <jamikes.domain.name.hidden>
Date: Mon, 11 May 2009 16:49:17 -0400

Bruno,
who was that French poet who made puns after death?
JohnM

On Sun, May 10, 2009 at 3:04 PM, Bruno Marchal <marchal.domain.name.hidden> wrote:

>
>
> On 08 May 2009, at 19:15, Torgny Tholerus wrote:
>
> >
> > Bruno Marchal skrev:
> >> On 07 May 2009, at 18:29, Torgny Tholerus wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>> Bruno Marchal skrev:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> you are human, all right?
> >>>>
> >>> I look exactly as a human. When you look at me, you will not be
> >>> able to know if I am a human or a zombie, because I behave exacly
> >>> like a
> >>> human.
> >>>
> >> So you believe that human are not zombie, and you agree that you are
> >> not human.
> >> Where do you come from? Vega? Centaur?
> >>
> >
> > I come from Stockholm, Sweden. I was constructed by my parents. In
> > reality I think that all humans are zombies, but because I am a polite
> > person, I do not tell the other zombies that they are zombies. I do
> > not
> > want to hurt the other zombies by telling them the truth.
>
> Truth? you mean your theory. As far as I know, you may be a zombie,
> although I believe that you are conscious and only believe you are a
> zombie.
> Or you could suffer from a sort of radical blindsight, making you
> belief you lack consciousness. You should perhaps consult.
> And I appreciate very much your attempt to be polite, and your
> willingness to not hurt other ... zombie.
>
> but you should not worry, because if we are zombie, we will only fake
> being hurt, you know.
>
> *A french poet* *said, after he died (!)* : "friends, pretend only to
> cry because poet pretends only to dye". *(Faites semblant de pleurer
> mes amis puisque les poÍtes font semblant de mourrir").
> *
>
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