On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 5:20 PM, John Mikes<jami...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Rex,
> (I guess the unsigned text below came from you)
> thanks for your "one-liner"  gemstone of a definition  on
> "Conscious Experience"!
> John Mikes

Indeed!  Thanks John, glad you liked it!

> On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 5:04 PM, Rex Allen <rexallen...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 9:11 PM, David Nyman<david.ny...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > Here's what I think is the problem with all this:
>> Hmmmm.  I didn't see anything in your post that seemed like an actual
>> problem for my view.
>> As I think my "virtual-gas" example illustrated, meaning is
>> subjective, like conscious experience.  That shared property of
>> subjectivity is significant I think.
>> What I think I can safely say is:  meaning is a facet of conscious
>> experience, not something that exists separately from (or independent
>> of) conscious experience.
>> I think a facet/gemstone analogy is appropriate here:  The facet
>> doesn't exist separate from the gemstone, and can't be considered
>> independently of the gemstone.  Neither can the gemstone be considered
>> independently of it's facets.
>> Conscious experience being the gemstone, and 'meaning' be a facet of
>> that gemstone, of course.  (Just trying to reduce the target size for
>> Brent's one-line zingers!)
>> >>

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