[ExI] Personal conclusions

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 00:26:22 UTC 2010

On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 7:34 PM, Spencer Campbell <lacertilian at gmail.com> wrote:

> Considering the thread's subject, it seems safe to burn some bytes on
> personal information. So: I subscribe to panexperientialism myself.
> Either everything has subjective experience, or nothing does.

### Eh, why? Does everything have the quality of "threeness"? Maybe
there is place in this world for an infinity of qualities, such as
"being the number 3", "being a quark", or "feeling blue". Experience
is just one of an infinity of flavors that parts of reality can have,
and there is no reason to insist that all reality has it. There is
nothing really special about the human qualia, except us being
interested in them. And why wouldn't a syntax have qualia? After all,
a human brain is a formal syntax, a concatenation of symbols (synaptic
spikes, mostly) produced by chemical and electrical processes, so why


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