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29 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 23 May 2008 08:51AM

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Comment author: Caledonian2 23 May 2008 02:01:52PM 0 points [-]

our best conception of a test for smarts in the sense we want is the Turing test

The Turing test doesn't look for intelligence. It looks for 'personhood' - and it's not even a definitive test, merely an application of the point that something that can fool us into thinking its a person is due the same regard we give people.