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Android allows you to do more, but at the cost of a little extra complexity. I think an average user can handle it, I know a lot of people with average intelligence that have no problem with it. It's the users that aren't so smart that may have a hard time with it. Those users may want to consider an iPhone.
2) Attach recognized objects into deeper concepts, filled with meaning that can be used in thoughtful conversation
3) Wonder what/who they are, where they came from, and explore these concepts
4) Form complex bonds with others like itself, emulating kinship, loyalty, jealously, betrayal, etc
5) Hope and dream
Imagine being born deaf, blind, unable to smell, taste or feel. No stimuli, whatsoever.
What would it like to be a brain in a machine, fed with zero stimuli? Or stimuli that makes no sense? Could you even form a "self"? How could you even believe you exist?
I read in a study that used rat neurons to "train" a robot to dodge walls. I remember reading that any cell culture that had been given too much time to develop before being used for the robot was worthless. The neurons, without any stimuli, were in an "unusable" state. Perhaps jokingly, the authors referred to them as "insane".
Clearly, with zero stimuli, the brain would become useless. Making trivial connections everywhere, with no heuristic to determine the most valuable connections. That brain would absolutely be worthless for psychological study.
A standard C compiler will not throw an error as long as the types you are using are the same.