Re: Robots Will Get Same Rights as Humans

If a system passes the Turing test, does it deserve the same rights > as a human being?

No, because the Turing test is arbitrary and rather silly. It is not based on any real theory of what consciousness is. ELIZA passed a Turing test of sorts. Turing meant it only as a minimum threshold.

If so, what about people who do not pass the Turing test? Do they > deserve the rights they currently have? > As Eliza always said, "Tell me more about the Turing test."

ELIZA is a better conversationalist than some people at parties!

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