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==Blog posts==
 
==Blog posts==
  
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/p7/zombies_zombies/ Zombies! Zombies?], [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/p7/zombies_zombies/ Zombies! Zombies?]
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/p8/zombie_responses/ Zombie Responses], [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/p8/zombie_responses/ Zombie Responses]
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/p9/the_generalized_antizombie_principle/ The Generalized Anti-Zombie Principle], [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/p9/the_generalized_antizombie_principle/ The Generalized Anti-Zombie Principle]
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/pn/zombies_the_movie/ Zombies: The Movie], [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/pn/zombies_the_movie/ Zombies: The Movie]
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/pa/gazp_vs_glut/ GAZP vs. GLUT], [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/pa/gazp_vs_glut/ GAZP vs. GLUT]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/69/the_zombie_preacher_of_somerset/ The Zombie Preacher of Somerset] by [[Yvain]] (related, though not a true p-zombie)
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/69/the_zombie_preacher_of_somerset/ The Zombie Preacher of Somerset] by [[Yvain]] (related, though not a true p-zombie)
  

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A philosophical zombie or p-zombie is a hypothetical being that looks and behaves exactly like a person, but is not really conscious. A p-zombie is as likely as anyone else to ask "when I see red, do I see the same colour that you see when you see red" but they have no real experience of the colour red.

Many LW/OB contributors believe that the idea of p-zombies is not meaningful.

Blog posts

See also

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