[ExI] Is Artificial Life Conscious?

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 29 20:52:08 UTC 2022

On Fri, Apr 29, 2022, 4:30 PM Jason Resch via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> Something of that sort might partly explain the difficulties trying to
> verbally explain a qualia. Since we communicate audibly, describing a color
> using what are, after all, "just sounds" (speech), might be like trying to
> explain a sound in terms of smell, or a feeling in terms of a taste. These
> various qualia spaces corresponding to our different senses can have
> different dimensionality, or otherwise don't commute.

Tastes like purple
You mean grape?
No, I mean the cheap purple food coloring in knockoff Otter Pops

Synesthesia is going to make eating your words much more interesting :)
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