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originally posted by: TzarChasm
originally posted by: charlyv
Maximum bull#, and if you believe this computer is sentient, you should probably question your own sentience.
Plus, with a lawyer involved, it is truly expensive bull# on steroids.
That's kinda the point, isn't it? The reflexive urge to reduce non human intelligence to a "less than" status because it threatens our sense of identity and our dominance as a species.
originally posted by: Asktheanimals
a reply to: Phantom423
Corporations get away with "personhood".
What's to stop AI?
Why do you assume it's more intelligent than a human?
Definition of intelligence
1a(1): the ability to learn or understand or to deal with new or trying situations : REASON
also : the skilled use of reason
(2): the ability to apply knowledge to manipulate one's environment or to think abstractly as measured by objective criteria (such as tests)
What qualifies it to be sentient anyway?
Just because it can answer questions and have a discussion doesn't mean it has the capacity to think independently. It's still hardware and software. Can it pass the Turing test?
Could it decide to use a gun or not use a gun? I don't know.
Unless there is some kind of spooky magic,,, where the hardware starts issuing unsolicited interrupts,,,