Brains in Vats

Brain in a vat - Wikipedia

Could it be possible that you, as you are right now, sitting there reading this article, are nothing more than a brain floating in a vat, hooked up to a super computer which is generating electrical signals that perfectly simulate sensations received from sensory organs interacting with an external world, and capable of detecting and responding perfectly to your willed movements and behaviours? That’s the brain in a vat thought experiment in a nutshell, and our task in this article is to determine whether or not it’s possible. Begin challenge…

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