Quentin Anciaux wrote:
> Le Mercredi 6 Décembre 2006 19:35, Brent Meeker a écrit :
>> Quentin Anciaux wrote:
>> ...
>>
>>> Another thing that puzzles me is that consciousness should be generated
>>> by physical (and chemicals which is also "physical") activities of the
>>> brain, yet I feel my consciousness (in fact me) is located in the upper
>>> front of my skull... Why then neurons located in the back of my brain do
>>> not generate conscious feeling ? And if they do participate, why am I
>>> located in the front of my brain ? Why this location ? Why only a tiny
>>> part of the brain feels conscious activities ?
>> Because you're not an ancient Greek.  They felt their  consciousness was
>> located in their stomach.
>>
>> Brent Meeker
> 
> While I'm not, the questionning was serious... While I've never ask where 
> other people feels they were... I'm there (in upper front of the brain)... Is 
> my "feelings" not in accordance with yours ?
> 
> Quenton

It might be because we're so visual and hence locate ourself at the viewpoint 
of our vision (but that wouldn't explain the Greeks).  Or it might be because 
we've been taught that consciousness is done by the brain.

Brent Meeker

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