[ExI] Fwd: Fwd: Mental Phenomena

Brent Allsop brent.allsop at gmail.com
Tue Feb 18 15:43:13 UTC 2020

Hi Stathis,
Yes, exactly.  And the inverter filter for half the knowledge could be
anywhere in the chain of events between the target of perception and our
knowledge of such.

And you would know, as surely as you know "I think therefore I am" what
redness was like and how it was inverted for both hemispheres of knowledge,
Objective observation, since it requires interpretation, can be mistaken.
After all, we could be a brain in a vat, or it could only be a 'seeming'
But, experiencing half of your visual knowledge being red green inverted,
could not be mistaken.

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From: Stathis Papaioannou <stathisp at gmail.com>
Date: Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 11:06 PM
Subject: Re: [ExI] Fwd: Mental Phenomena
To: Brent Allsop <brent.allsop at gmail.com>

On Tue, 18 Feb 2020 at 16:16, Brent Allsop <brent.allsop at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Stathis,
> So, if you re-engineered one hemisphere to have red / green inverted
> physical knowledge compared to the other hemisphere,  (i.e. info going to
> one hemisphere would have a red/green inverter)
> How surely would both hemispheres know the other had inverted red / green
> knowledge?
> Since the diorama of knowledge on one side would be computationally bound
> to the other half of the diorama on the other side, which now was obviously
> red / green inverted?
> All to make one computationally bound composite set of conscious knowledge
> of what the person was seeing (half of it red green inverted from the
> other)?
> As the strawberry moved from the left field of vision, to the right, it
> would red / green invert, depending on what hemisphere the knowledge of
> that strawberry was being represented with?

>From the description, the strawberry would indeed seem to change colour as
it moved across the visual field. It would be like putting an inverting
filter across one side of your face.

On Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 8:32 PM Stathis Papaioannou <stathisp at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On Tue, 18 Feb 2020 at 10:08, Brent Allsop <brent.allsop at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Would you agree with the overwhelming evidence that our knowledge of our
>>> left field of vision is represented with physics in the right hemisphere of
>>> our brain, and visa versa for the the knowledge of our right field of
>>> vision being represented by physics in our left brain hemisphere?
>> Yes. We know this because of what happens when the brain is damaged.
>>> --
>> Stathis Papaioannou
> --
Stathis Papaioannou
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