I realize it’s been a while on this thread, but I read this today, and while it ties into a number of other themes that are being worked in other threads, I found it most appropriate to post it here:
It is now evident, for example, that chess-playing computer programs represent progress toward real intelligence in roughly the same sense that climbing a tree represents progress toward the moon.
(Edward F. Kelley (2007) “Introduction”, in E.F. Kelley, et al. (eds.), Irreducible Mind: Toward a Psychology for the 21st Century, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. Plymouth, pp. xxiv-xxv)