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26 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 31 July 2008 06:57PM

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Comment author: an 31 July 2008 09:54:36PM 3 points [-]

When you dream about an apple, though, can you be said to recognize anything? No external stimulus triggers the apple recognition program; it just happens to be triggered by unpredictable, tired firings of the brain and you starting to dream about an apple is the result of it being triggered in the first place, not the other way around.