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27 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 13 November 2007 01:34AM

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Comment author: Konrad2 13 November 2007 04:16:42AM 5 points [-]

A conscious mind on a protein-based computer? You expect me to believe in sentient MEAT!?

As an interesting aside, I believe calorie-counting isn't done in the stomach. However, protein content is measured directly at the taste buds. Which explains why MSG tastes so good, and makes a light meal seem more filling. At least until digestion has started and the expected barrage of amino acids is somehwat lacking.