Sat, 5 Jul 1997 09:26:24 -0400 (EDT)

John K Clark wrote:

> >If my brain used a different color quale to represent the text it

> >would be a different experience, though the behavior and
> >understanding about the contents of the text may be the same.

> If your subjective experience was different but your behavior was the same
> then consciousness would be useless as far as Evolution was concerned and
> would have never bothered to produce it. To my mind this is one of the
> strongest indications that you're wrong about behavior being unrelated to
> consciousness.

..and if behaviour is unrelated to consciousness, why are we all discussing
it? To talk of consciousness your behaviour would have to be related to
consciousness, otherwise you would behave as if it didn't exist!