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  1. #1 Could there exist an analog of the ''biofield'' 
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    Let's say we need to construct a detector which would be able unmistakably differentiate between truly conscious creature such as human, for example and robot who is a perfect imitation of a human.
    Does human brain produces some kind of bio-radiation that cannot be ever perfectly imitated? For example, brain waves.
    Or could we in theory imagine some conscious creature which possesses a detectable physical quality which can never be imitated by something unconscious such as biorobot?


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    If it was a perfect behavioral imitation of a human, or even a cat for that matter, the robot would be conscious. The brain emits low frequency weak EM radiation in patterns which would probably tell it's mechanism, not whether it was conscious or not.


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    Quite interesting. If regard human brain from materialistic view, there should be some pattern of electromagnetic fields in a space which is typical to conscious creatures only, because in order to get exactly the same pattern in volume you need to place molecules in such way that it will be a conscious brain. Each atom suppose to emanate some particular frequency, molecules, connections of them, electric currents in them. I do not see how could you exactly imitate it without creating the true conscious mind...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stanley514 View Post
    Quite interesting. If regard human brain from materialistic view, there should be some pattern of electromagnetic fields in a space which is typical to conscious creatures only
    Well, it's really typical of the electrical activity of anyone with our basic brain biology, which would certainly include all mammals. "Consciousness" is not defined by an electromagnetic pattern, it is defined as a state of mind.

    because in order to get exactly the same pattern in volume you need to place molecules in such way that it will be a conscious brain. Each atom suppose to emanate some particular frequency, molecules, connections of them, electric currents in them. I do not see how could you exactly imitate it without creating the true conscious mind...
    A good biological simulation of your brain would be conscious but would have completely different electromagnetic signals.
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