Wednesday, June 26, 2013

[sub]svervation station 001

the HARD PROBLEM of ConsciousnessUnderstanding the roles that physical processes play in creating consciousness and the extent to which these processes create [our] subjective qualities of experience[s]the EASY PROBLEM[s] of Consciousness• The ability to discriminate, categorize, and react to environMENTAL stimuli;• The ability of a system to access its own internal; status [QUALIA Chamber];• The deliberate control of behavior [Point of Divergence];• The focus of attention > Through the introduction of “stimuli” into the OBJECT-WORLD

\\\ Qualia Chamber- the Inverse Observatory///
- What is ‘known’?
- Ontology in the sense of asking questions as to what entities actually exist… how they may be grouped [within a hierarchy] and subdivided according to similarities and differences.
- How does one know what one knows?
- Epistemology in the sense of asking what ‘knowledge’ is.. how it is acquired… and to what extent it is possible for an entity to be ‘known’