Are they already emerging as conscious as complexity rises?
Or, do we need to ask pointed questions about limitations of computation, oracle machines and Smithian cybernetic loops with two tier controllers [can we have an oracle there?]?
Does a fancy Si Rubber face — like those used for many years in Sci Fi flicks — make a difference?
Well, do rocks . . . even sophisticated, doped Si rocks . . . dream?
And, what does all of this tell us about the potential for design? END