> ; you might even be able to "read" the brain, scanning for neuronal > activity and deducing correctly that the subject sees a red > flash. However, > it is impossible to know what it feels like to see a red flash unless you > have the actual experience yourself. > > So I maintain that there is this extra bit of information -subjective > experience or qualia - that you do not automatically have even if > you know > everything about the brain to an arbitrary level of precision.
In what sense is a quale "information"? formalizing this might help me to understand your hypothesis better ben