[ExI] consciousness and perception

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Tue Jan 20 08:42:28 UTC 2009

At 11:57 PM 1/19/2009 -0800, Ian G. wrote:

>A professor once rebuked that thesis arguing that the world you 
>perceive could not be a mere model in your brain of the world 
>outside your brain because it's too dark to see anything inside your brain.

You could have countered that he obviously wasn't caught up on the 
images of different parts of the scanned brain lighting up when 
various cognitive activities take place. Watch him boggle as he tried 
to make sense of that. :)

Damien Broderick

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