Re: qualia

Robert Owen (
Mon, 29 Nov 1999 14:46:35 -0500

> Why would the system need to "perceive" the color to stop at the light? A
> light sensor WOULD do fine.
> Plus, you need consciousness before you can have true perception as we
> intend it to be meant. How are you going to code that?

A light sensor will do fine to detect the wavelength corresponding to the sensation red. Your second statement is precisely the point I was emphasizing.


Robert M. Owen
The Orion Institute
57 W. Morgan Street
Brevard, NC 28712-3659 USA