"[] processes the text as you're interacting with it. But when you stop interacting with it, it doesn't remember the interaction. I don't think you can have , without memory. You can't have any sense of self without ."
- SFI's talks to


I always thought that a disease like Alzheimer's serves as a definitive proof of our mortality — since if our memory is gone, then so are we, even if alive — but not that it fully disables *sentience*. I'm not sure I agree, since sentience can be intermittent and transient...

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