[ExI] Mental Phenomena

Brent Allsop brent.allsop at gmail.com
Wed Feb 12 22:31:40 UTC 2020

Wow.  You guys are going to hate me for saying this, but you guys are all
completely qualia blind.
Not only do you not know the physical color anything, you don't care.

On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 3:24 PM John Clark via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 4:36 PM Brent Allsop via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> > *You must be completely not understanding anything I've been talking
>> about*
> Bingo.
>> * > how the word red isn't physically red. *
> True, the word "red" isn't physically red and the chemical glutamate
> isn't physically red either, but both can be used as labels for the longer
> wavelengths in the visible part of the electromagnetic spectrum.
> *> You think these two different representations of red things are in any
>> way the same??????*
> Both "red" and "glutamate"  are labels, they have nothing to do with
> light but can be arbitrary assigned to represent something that is related
> to light, just as the label on a jar of honey will tell you what's inside
> if you know the correct language even though the label is not sweet.
> John K Clark
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