Re: q***** [that is, "qualia"]

Dan Fabulich (
Wed, 15 Dec 1999 20:20:56 -0500 (EST)

'What is your name?' 'jeff nordahl.' 'Do you deny having written the following?':

> No silly rabbit, what would stimulate you to utter the words about your own
> present condition? What would cause you to claim about yourself, "I am
> hungry."? <wink wink> That's what I mean.
> Why would you say, "I'm hungry"?

Ohhhh. Because I'm "hungry." (functionalist sense, not Hungry in the Cartesian sense)


-unless you love someone-
-nothing else makes any sense-

e.e. cummings