Re: More important 12th question? (was Re: 11 questions about the Universe)

From: Brian Atkins (
Date: Fri Jan 19 2001 - 15:39:35 MST

And Brent what if science goes on for another 50 years with no discovery
of this? At what point would you accept that it doesn't exist? It seems kinda
like the problem with never being able to prove God doesn't exist.

Brent Allsop wrote:
> All the current 11 questions about physics are strictly about
> the cause and effect nature of the universe. This qualia theory of
> consciousness predicts there is more then just "causal effects" to the
> universe. It predicts something in it (particularly, at least
> something in our brain) has phenomenal qualities which are
> categorically different than the simple causal properties today's
> science is limited to observing, because of it's inability to "eff"
> (as in ineffable).

Brian Atkins
Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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