From: Metaqualia (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Jul 03 2004 - 00:15:49 MDT
> "Look" is something that can be done with a light-sensing and form
"Look" as in "look special"
> "Special" is nothing special.
oh yeah? Stick a needle in your finger and tell me if that is nothing
special, just your finger being perforated.
> What does it "feel like" to be a bat?
don't know, probably good enough if you have enough to eat and nobody hunts
> What does it "feel like" to be the internet?
i don't know if it feels like anything, that depends on what exactly
generates qualia, which as explained in the Chalmers essay, can be studied.
> What does it matter?
it matters, because if you hunt down a bat and rip its body apart or if it
feels like something to be the internet and you keep on running those
windows servers, then you are generating negative sensations.
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