In order for a computer or comp to simulate an experience
it must be able to generate qualia.  That is the plural of

  qua穕e/'kw鋖e/ 
Noun: 
A quality or property as perceived or experienced by a person.

So comp must not just simulate an event, it must
simulate  the qualia of an event.  The event as
experienced by a person.

According to Kant's model of perception, which is essentially
what happens to an event experienced by the mind, ie
the model of mind used by neuroscience, an event as perceived
is the input material or signals 

a) synthesized by the mind

b) a unified version of that event as synthesized.

In order for comp to be successful, then, meaning to 
simulate an experience, it must be able to be able
to convert an experience to a qualia of the experience.

This looks exceedingly difficult, since we do not know
how the mind synthesizes and unifies the raw 
perception of an event.  

The raw experience is Firstness
The synthezation and unification of that Firstness
is called 2nd-ness ansd 3rd-ness by Peirce.


 



Roger Clough, rclo...@verizon.net 
10/25/2012  
"Forever is a long time, especially near the end." -Woody Allen

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