Archive for June, 2017

June 29, 2017

If civilization was returned to pre-industrial technology levels, how long would it take to return?

June 29, 2017

If all conscious creatures were destroyed, would intelligent unconscious creatures eventually realize they could have consciousness, but don’t?

(Assuming intelligent unconscious ‘creatures’ are possible.)

June 29, 2017

If you make a 2D digital mind and slice it into two thinner 2D digital minds is each one as conscious as the first?

(Assuming the original design allows for this, with both resulting minds working like the original one.)
What if you put them back together? What if you nearly put them back together but they aren’t quite touching?