[ExI] Mental Phenomena
stathisp at gmail.com
Wed Feb 12 23:27:45 UTC 2020
On Thu, 13 Feb 2020 at 10:13, Brent Allsop via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> Same question to you, Stathis.
> Have you ever noticed you don't know the physical color of anything?
I do have visual qualia though I can’t prove it to you, you’ll just have to
believe me. But for all I know, someone may have replaced my brain with a
computer last night while I was sleeping. The fact that I still have visual
qualia today does not preclude that possibility.
On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 3:58 PM Stathis Papaioannou via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, 13 Feb 2020 at 09:10, Brent Allsop via extropy-chat <
>> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>>> Oh my gosh. You see no difference between adding more ones and zeros,
>>> vs adding an increasing number of distinguishable physical (or spiritual or
>>> superveening if you must) qualities, both of which can equally well
>>> represent everything about strawberries?
>> No. The supervening qualities are the result of the ones and zeroes, or
>> whatever mechanism works. It is the intelligent behaviour that matters.
>> Stathis Papaioannou
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