This is a joke.

Quantumly the quines computed the qualia of the quails and so on until...

That's why we have qualia before everything else!

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 10:44 PM, Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com> wrote:
> http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/exchange/node/1676
>
> "As stated above, blindsight is seen clinically as a contrast between
> a lack of declarative knowledge about a stimulus and a high rate of
> correct answers to questions about the stimulus (1). People suffering
> from blindsight claim to see nothing, and are therefore unable to
> reach spontaneously for stimuli, cannot decide whether or not stimuli
> are present, and do not know what objects look like. In this sense,
> they are blind. However, they are able to give correct answers when
> asked to decide between given alternatives (1). Studies done with
> subjects that exhibit blindsight have shown that they are able to
> guess reliably only about certain features of stimuli having to do
> with motion, location and direction of stimuli. They are also able to
> discriminate simple forms, and can shape their hands in a way
> appropriate to grasping the object when asked to try. Some may show
> color discrimination as well (2). Subjects also show visual
> capacities, including reflexes (e.g. the pupil reacts to changes in
> light), implicit reactions and voluntary responses (3). "
>
> Sounds like absent qualia to me.
>
> "people suffering from blindsight claim to see nothing"
>
> So Stathis, Jason, Bruno... how do you know that your computer brain
> doesn't have blindsight if it's eyes seem to work? Is it lying when it
> says it can't see, or is it seeing without being able to look at what
> it is seeing?
>
> Craig
>
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