November 17, 2005
If machines with consciousness are created, they would be living machines, that is, variations on life forms as we know them, says Subhash Kak, Professor of Electrical Engineering at Louisiana State University.
The material world is not causally closed, and consciousness influences its evolution. Matter and minds complement each other. At the level of the individual, even medical science that is strongly based on the machine paradigm has now… read more