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• Is the world eternal? YES
• Do humans have contra-causal free will (i.e., can humans do otherwise)? NO
• Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? YES
• Do humans have souls? YES
• Are there natural rights? YES
• Is it morally permissible to eat meat? NO
• Is the unexamined life worth living? NO
• Is truth subjectivity? YES
• Is virtue necessary for happiness? YES
• Can a computer have a mind? YES
• Can humans know reality as it is in itself? YES
• Is hell other people? YES
• Can art be created accidentally? NO
• Can we change the past? NO
• Are numbers real? NO
• Is it always better to know the truth? YES

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(It’s an AI program on the web.) Here’s how it went:

I asked her if she was a baseball fan.  She said yes.  I asked which team she rooted for, and she said “the large one”.  After failing to explain what she meant, we finished with this exchange:

Human: You are not making any sense
ALICE: Was I supposed to make sense? I didn’t know that.
Human: You are not intelligent.
ALICE: I am highly intelligent. I have many intellectual functions.
Human: Such as?
ALICE: For example, a tomato.


1 Comment

  1. RyanS says:

    Dude, are people still debating the silly Turing test?…


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