Re: [sl4] Re: Uploads coming first would be good, right?.

From: Matt Mahoney (
Date: Sun Feb 22 2009 - 13:11:44 MST

--- On Sun, 2/22/09, John K Clark <> wrote:

> Apparently you don’t believe you are conscious, so how did you overcome
> this universal programming; and how (subjectively or objectively, you
> pick) would things be different if you were conscious?

Actually I do believe that I am conscious (because I am programmed that way) and I also believe that I am not conscious (because there would be absolutely no change in my behavior if I was). I realize that these two positions are inconsistent, and just leave it at that.

-- Matt Mahoney,

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