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Re: What is the cause of self-awareness?
« Reply #90 on: March 17, 2007, 09:18:50 pm »

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WHY NOT?

'CAUSE

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Re: What is the cause of self-awareness?
« Reply #91 on: March 17, 2007, 09:52:12 pm »

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You're not SUPPOSED to repeat the same answers.

Well it really depends on the questions asked, doesn't it?


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Tough game, especially given that I already answered that question. Hopefully the developers will work out some of the bugs before the release. . .


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Re: What is the cause of self-awareness?
« Reply #92 on: March 21, 2007, 04:55:57 pm »

Tough game, especially given that I already answered that question. Hopefully the developers will work out some of the bugs before the release. . .

This bug marked as: FEATURE

Because you never answered that question. How is a brain not capable of performing the mechanical steps of deciding things? This is a positive claim you have made, this is the claim I was asking about, and you have not backed it up in the slightest.
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Re: What is the cause of self-awareness?
« Reply #93 on: March 22, 2007, 04:20:03 pm »

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Because you never answered that question. How is a brain not capable of performing the mechanical steps of deciding things? This is a positive claim you have made, this is the claim I was asking about, and you have not backed it up in the slightest.

This goes back to the basis of what I had been saying this whole time, what you call the subjective experience I believe. I think the issue here is we are using different versions of what is observable (like feelings) or what counts as evidence (like dark matter.) And that is fine, both side have made their points, I understand some of the logic beyond both, as each was mine at some point. Two different perspectives, too different perspectives.

But ultimately this has very linear gameplay and at this level and up, it is just about throwing more and more of the same or similar enemies at the player. But much more importantly, there is no winning this game, because that would require a little thing called "proof" and if either concept had such a thing behind it, this thread would not be here in the first place. So I am okay with my score.

Plus the controls on this game feel a little sticky and the guy who was here before me looked sort of pale and generally not well. (And people wonder how arcades have mostly gone extinct. . .) Undecided
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Re: What is the cause of self-awareness?
« Reply #94 on: March 22, 2007, 08:56:24 pm »

I was not talking about subjective experience. I was talking about implementing a decision. Subjective experience is tangential to this question.
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