A human thinking that machine code designed to mimic language is sentient, is very much like a cat thinking their reflection in a mirror is another sentient animal.
Every action the cat reflection makes is made because of a sentient animal. The only part that is not true is the "another" part.
So the machine code mimic is really less like sentience.
@SnerkRabbledauber Every action the language model makes is because of another sentient being. :)
But yeah I understand what you mean.
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