[ExI] Why stop at glutamate?

Jason Resch jasonresch at gmail.com
Tue Apr 11 08:54:52 UTC 2023

On Tue, Apr 11, 2023, 12:05 AM Brent Allsop via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

>> Other parts of the brain decode the meaning of the signals they receive.
> They decode it to WHAT?  Decoding from one code, to another code, none of
> which is like anything

You are now theorizing that there is nothing it is like to be the process
that decodes a signal and reaches some state of having determined which
from a broad array of possibilities, that signal represents. That is what
qualia are: discriminations within a high dimensionality space.

nor are they grounded is not yet grounding anything.  It is still just a
> code with no grounded referent so you can't truly decode them in any
> meaningful way.
What does it mean to ground something? Explain how you see grounding
achieved (in detail)?

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