At a certain level of unconsciousness, a comatose person’s loved ones are assured that he is aware of their surroundings and should be spoken to naturally.
The universe may be intelligently designed and yet not be a simulation. The theory of intelligent design does not rise or fall with the simulation hypothesis.
Why won’t some scientists admit the information and intelligent design inherent in evolutionary computing?
Neuroscientist Michael Egnor notes that the idea of consciousness is “empty,” much like the idea of “natural selection” in evolution.
Think about this next time you are put under general anesthesia, which I hope neither you nor I will be anytime soon.