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Subject:  Re: Libet and free will revisited Date:  2/28/2019  10:17 AM
Author:  btresist Number:  26715 of 27009

Just make sure one pays no attention to the hypothesized reliable interaction between this 'subjective mind which cannot be measured materially' and material stuff. This must be forever unexamined or investigated or even described so that it can remain the hiding place for the non-determined / non-random contradiction.

Odd criticism to make since you are the one who avoids the issue by simply declaring stuff like free will as being contradictory.

A thought question. Do you believe any artificial intelligence that approaches human behavior must be conscious and have subjective experiences (qualia)? How would you test your belief, whatever it might be? Heck, how would you test whether any thing or entity has subjective experiences?

I don't think you can, which if true places the subjective mind outside the realm of the material by any empirical criteria.
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