[ExI] putting the qual into qualia

Gordon gts_2000 at yahoo.com
Tue May 7 20:41:14 UTC 2013

John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 3:53 PM, Gordon <gts_2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:

>> This is the kind of work that I think will eventually lead to an understanding of the neurological processes associated with conscious experience
> Gordon, suppose the fMRI said that you were in great pain, absolute agony, but you felt just fine, very happy and healthy;  who are you going to believe, the machine or your own direct experience?  

I would believe my direct experience. If it happened in a statistically significant number of people, I would conclude that we've got the science wrong. 

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