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Message Subject The VOID
Poster Handle Seer777
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Imagine trying to describe the taste of an apple.

What do apples taste like?

That sudden 'blank' you draw when reaching how to describe it..is qualia.

No matter what words you can draw or imagine to describe the taste of an apple..it will never experience the same as eating one.
 Quoting: Seer777


Ah,
Excellent analogy to the Adam and Eve story it seems.

Qualia could be said to be the reason for being...

Or something like that?
 Quoting: callit


Is the knowledge of good and evil, direct experience?

Could be..


[link to en.wikipedia.org (secure)]

applerose
 Quoting: Seer777


Yes, that makes sense. Knowing is direct experience. Qualia is the viewpoint for that experience.

that's a cool pine apple you carved there.
 Quoting: callit


How do you understand red? Or apple? Or elephant just by glancing?

Yes.

Thanks. Not my work but I admired it, right away.

It tells a secret.

One that is obvious when seen.
 
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