Announcement: The August philosophy book of the month is Einstein's Dice and Schrödinger's Cat by Paul Halpern.
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Bk2Kant wrote:just to add to my previous post, For example, If any of you have ever tried those new 20 questions games. Those things are scary and it is aparantly thinking and reading your mind. I do not know how it does it but it's pretty convincing. Just to note It asks you 20 questions and then it tels you what you're thinking of, it guessed spider monkey..not just monkey, spider monkey!! It's unreal
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philoreaderguy wrote:Do you think a man-made computer could ever become conscious? Can it have a soul? Why or why not?
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selfless wrote:Quantum computers are just as schizophrenic as our minds are. With some proper modeling and "raising" them to recognize commonality in anomolies that occur by comparison to past stored memory data, then there may be a possibility that these types of computers could take on human stylistic consciousness which believes it thinks independently and can know what it doesn't really know.
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The July book of the month is The Message? by Avam Hale. Pick it up, read it and discuss it with us as a group!