From: BillK (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Jul 06 2004 - 15:40:30 MDT
On Tue, 6 Jul 2004 23:39:58 +0200, Eugen Leitl <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 06, 2004 at 02:38:37PM -0500, damien wrote:
> > Surely the term `qualia' refers to, and only to, those very aspects of
> > existence that *are* discernible (whether or not they are measurable by a
> > public scale). If we can discern an element or gestalt of the world, that
> > discernment *is* a quale.
> The meat puppet as a sole instrument, the horror of horrors for any
> biophysical metrologist.
> I'm quite ready to accept low-level rich operational fingerprints of deeply
> instrumented human subjects under controlled conditions for measurement,
> before that, the whiteness of the cetacean strictly needs not apply.
Wasn't it Greenpeace that had a campaign to save the quales?
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