Re: virus: Re: Rationality

Tim Rhodes (
Mon, 10 Mar 1997 08:58:46 -0800 (PST)

On Mon, 10 Mar 1997 wrote:

> [....] Could
> you prove to yourself that I'm conscious? I know that I am, and
> knew so before the <consciousness> meme entered my mind, I'd
> just never associated the 2.

I have a hard time believing that you knew "that you were" before
consciousness was a part of your mind. It may have taken years for the
<consciousness> meme to allow you to name and discuss your state of
internal modeling, but you definately "conscious" if not <conscious>.

-Prof. Tim