thread: 2007-02-26 : Exorcism followthrough

On 2007-03-01, Matt Kimball wrote:


The thing that makes the hard problem hard—at least as I am thinking about it—is that the subjective nature of the experience exists at all.  I could, functionally, have the same behavior, interact with my environment in exactly the same way, have the same electrochemical stimula, and lack the subjective experience of “what it is to be like” me.  My question, is why is the subjective experience correlated with those chemical reactions?

Is it still easy?  Is the problem nonsense?  (Those are honest questions.)

NinJ:  Hampshire?  I don’t think so.  I’ve never met you in person, or anyone else who has posted so far in this thread, in fact.


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