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Humanity is at the advent of developing Self Aware Artificial Intelligence. What do ancient scriptures, sayings, traditions etc. Tell us about the definition of being a living entity? Will self conscious machines be "living" in the eyes of ancients?

  • No self aware artificial intelligence has occurred to date. As such, your question is of the nature of scientific speculation, which is not allowed on this site. – Swami Vishwananda Jun 21 '16 at 14:30
  • I think Sankhya tells a thing becomes conscious when Purush enters in it... I think Vedanta tells there is not such thing as nonliving... everything possesses intellect and mind to some level... even that thing which we call nonliving... – Tejaswee Jun 21 '16 at 15:17
  • [Related not duplicate] Are there any references of robots in Ancient India? – The Destroyer Jun 21 '16 at 16:58
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    I'm voting to reopen this question because now question is asking definition of Chaitanya (conscious) and Jada.... – Tejaswee Jun 26 '16 at 7:38
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    @ Tezz is right , and moreover , Lets see if we can give the Satisfactory answer , lets try ! – SwiftPushkar Jun 26 '16 at 11:06