Re: Let's resolve it with a thought experiment

From: Ricardo Barreira (
Date: Mon Jun 05 2006 - 16:01:09 MDT

> It is precisely analogous. All I have done is replace a silicon mind that
> has been engineered to be a slave with a biological mind that has been
> engineered to be a slave. Both ideas are equally repulsive, and if the minds
> are more powerful than ours both are equally imposable.

Do you also think that using computers is repulsive, just because they
aren't intelectually very powerful? What is your criterium for saying
it is repulsive? Does it or doesn't it require the mind to have

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