Back to Home

God & Science Forum Message

Forums: Atm · Astrophotography · Blackholes · Blackholes2 · CCD · Celestron · Domes · Education
Eyepieces · Meade · Misc. · God and Science · SETI · Software · UFO · XEphem
RSS Button

Home | Discussion Forums | God and Science | Post
Login

Be the first pioneers to continue the Astronomy Discussions at our new Astronomy meeting place...
The Space and Astronomy Agora
RE: "Do You Truly Know Where Consciousness Comes From?"

Forum List | Follow Ups | Post Message | Back to Thread Topics | In Response To
Posted by Luis Hamburgh on October 19, 2001 23:09:16 UTC

Humans have created many artificial organs, tissues, etc. It's not an entirely bizarre guess to predict that someday we will have artificial lobes (brain parts).

Then the day might come when we can replace an entire brain with an artificial one, in quarters, for instance. Once this procedure is completed, where might we say this person's consciousness come from? Would it be a major crisis for some to accept that this artificial bunch of nerves is generating/maintaining a personality?

Follow Ups:

Login to Post
Additional Information
Google
 
Web www.astronomy.net
DayNightLine
About Astronomy Net | Advertise on Astronomy Net | Contact & Comments | Privacy Policy
Unless otherwise specified, web site content Copyright 1994-2018 John Huggins All Rights Reserved
Forum posts are Copyright their authors as specified in the heading above the post.
"dbHTML," "AstroGuide," "ASTRONOMY.NET" & "VA.NET"
are trademarks of John Huggins