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Posted by Brian E. Sloan on May 2, 2001 18:00:46 UTC

Alex, or anyone else for that matter.

I have no doubt they will accomplish what you say. But, I have a few questions.

Will these computers be able to change their minds?

What about a change of heart?

Or, will their choices simply be the most rational choice, given the programmed input, or design boundarys? That is, will their cognitions be able to rise above simple rationalization?

And lastly, if they turn-out to be capable of creativity, will this demonstrate that information CAN be generated from inert matter [the missing NDT mechanism], or, will it be considered evidence of intelligent design?

Good luck.

Brian

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