A big picture TOEian armchair scientist doesn’t “buy” anything.
Rather, we sceptically take in as wide a range of theory and first, second,
and third hand hard data, and mentally assign a rough
probability to its likelihood of being true.
The implication of MBT is that conciousness is pervasive
and animates anything with PMR decision space.
Human incarnation is an immersive game for the oversoul that
would require some planning and proverbial booking off time at work.
Animating a simple bot or AI code space might be more like playing
a video game on your phone while waiting for the subway, I would
Check out what happened with the small entertainment AI bot
on the space station recently.
https://scroll.in/video/904349/watch-fi ... being-nice