On 11/27/2010 1:06 PM, Jason Resch wrote:
On Sat, Nov 27, 2010 at 12:49 PM, Rex Allen <rexallen31...@gmail.com <mailto:rexallen31...@gmail.com>> wrote:


    Even if you have used some physical system (like a computer) that can
    be interpreted as executing an algorithm that manipulates bits that
    can be interpreted as representing me reacting to seeing a pink
    elephant ("Boy does he look surprised!"), this interpretation all
    happens within your conscious experience and has nothing to do with my
    conscious experience.


Isn't this just idealism?

If it were consistent it would be solipism. It's when your conscious experience infers that you are communicating with another conscious experience that the need for an explanation of the similarity of the experiences is needed. Objective = intersubjective agreement.

Brent

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