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29 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 27 December 2008 01:47AM

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Comment author: Emile 27 December 2008 07:24:18AM 0 points [-]

Anonymous Coward: Furthermore, from our current knowledge of the universe I don't think we can possibly know if a computational model is even capable of producing consciousness so it is really only a guess.

Are you sure? No One Knows What Science Doesn't Know ... and in this case I see no reason why a computational model can't produce consciousness. If you simulate a human brain to a sufficient level of detail, it will basically be human, and think exactly the same things as the "original" brain.