Re: Consciousness is information?

From: Kelly <>
Date: Sat, 23 May 2009 16:02:41 -0700 (PDT)

On May 23, 12:54 pm, Brent Meeker <> wrote:
> Either of these ideas is definite
> enough that they could actually be implemented (in contrast to many
> philosophical ideas about consciousness).

Once you had implemented the ideas, how would you then know whether
consciousness experience had actually been produced, as opposed to the
mere appearance of it?

If you don't have a way of definitively detecting the hoped for result
of consciousness, then how exactly does being "implementable" really
help? You run your test...and then what?

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