The thing about large language models like GPT-3 and Lambda describing the experience of being self-aware is they can also describe the experience of being a squirrel.https://www.aiweirdness.com/interview-with-a-squirrel/
good point. I think this gets towards more useful discriminants beyond "is not/is so" ethical ping pong
that said, even if squirrels are treated very differently from humans, they do enjoy some legal protections in many jurisdictions.
On the internet, everyone knows you're a cat — and that's totally okay.