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Comment author: [deleted] 01 January 2011 09:04:36PM 0 points [-]

A GLUT consciousness would need to store an internal state for the consciousness it is modeling. This could be as detailed as the region of configuration space describing an equivalent brain. You have a mapping from (sensation, state) to (external output, state). Since this is essentially a precomputed physical simulation, it's trivially capable of consciousness.

Eliminating the state parameter would lead to non-consciousness.