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Comment Re:Assuming that Google could reach consciousness (Score 1) 346

amino acids aren't the program in this instance, though - they're merely the instructions for the building blocks to create the entity that runs the program.

it's one thing to say "we are defined by dna", and quite another to say "our brains are just a computer running a complex program", and just because one statement may be true doesn't mean that the other one is

"Sometimes insanity is the only alternative" -- button at a Science Fiction convention.