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16 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 27 December 2008 02:32AM

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Comment author: Lightwave 27 December 2008 03:30:52PM 1 point [-]

Is it possible that a non-conscious zombie exists that behaves exactly like a human, but is of a different design than a human, i.e. it is explicitly designed to behave like a human without being conscious (and is also explicitly designed to talk about consciousness, write philosophy papers, etc). What would be the moral status of such a creature?