[ExI] test this idea

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 9 15:35:34 UTC 2023

Many modern behavioral scientists think consciousness is an epiphenomenon -
> has no role other than noting what we do.  Passive observer.
> But what if it's this:  our C observes what we do and acts to give the
> unconscious feedback as to the effectiveness of what it just did?  If we
> did good, then the response is strengthened; if bad, weakened (in a simple
> example).
> What other mechanism can give the unconscious (in my thinking the sole
> reservoir of all potential actions of all kinds) the feedback it needs?  Not
> just observing, but reporting. Otherwise the unconscious doesn't know
> what it did in effect; only what was intended.    bill w
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