It seems extremely improbable that consciousness is something that spontaneously or automatically emerges when some level of interconnectivity within a system is present. If we consider how consciousness operates in human beings, we see that it is just a product of natural selection, and not something that just appeared; and certainly not some ethereal property residing beyond the physical world:

Interested in natural selection, evolutionary psychology, neuroscience, science in general, human nature, consciousness, philosophy and ethics.

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