[ExI] What cats see

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 25 18:19:19 UTC 2013

On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 2:11 PM, Brent Allsop <brent.allsop at canonizer.com>wrote:

> That's kind of interesting.  But what is it qualitatively like? Surely
> cat's don't represent the colors with the same elemental qualities I do.
>  That's what I want to effing know.
> Oh, and I want to know what it is like for a tetrachromat (Most of us are
> trichromats), who experiences colors I've never experienced before, also.
> Why is nobody asking that far more important question?  What is reality
> qualitatively like?  Surely the discovery of what has an elemental redness
> quality in physics will be the greatest discovery in physics, ever!  If
> people weren't so blind to this, surely we'd have discovered this long
> before now.
> Everyone, if you are interested in this, please sign the online petition
> (join at least the Representational Qualia Theory camp here:
> http://canonizer.com/topic.**asp/88/6<http://canonizer.com/topic.asp/88/6>) so we can finally communicate to the world how important this is, and
> finally figure it out.

Not sure about a cat, but Nagel's already discussed what it's like to be a
bat - right?

Perhaps we aren't so "blind" as confused?
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