When working with private physics, the operators used are metaphorical and
implicit, not explicit. Qualia is LIKE the “mass” of privacy. The will to
will is like the “Energy” of privacy, and realism is like the “c²”. In my
understanding, the notion that c is the speed of light is really a legacy
understanding – a pre-Relativity convention within Relativity. It makes
more sense to me now that light just happens to be the fastest quality of
sense that we have access to. The true nature of c is as the speed of
sense, or experience itself. It is not a speed, but the absolute limit of
velocity. The still-here-ness of the universe..
From an absolute view, quantified properties like mass, energy, and
spacetime can be considered to be like reality but the only *true *reality
is what *experience is like*. All conditions of the public universe are
contingent upon an aesthetic palette, otherwise it would be implausible
that any such palette could exist.
Private physics and public physics provide two different senses or fantasy,
and two different senses of reality. Human experience is fantastically rich
in an aesthetic sense and fundamentally real because it is the source of
our participation in the universe. Our experience of the non-human universe
is fantastic in the sense of its overwhelming magnitude and complexity,
Its reality is persistent and reliable.
If we are serious about our science, we should consider that being
overwhelmed by grandeur is a human experience which reflects the disparity
in physical scale between us and the larger exteriority. The Public
universe by itself would have no such feeling of grandeur, but what we feel
about the inaccessible vastness of the cosmos is equaled by the vast
inaccessibility of feeling by public physics. What I'm saying is that our
estimation of the grandeur of our own experience is impaired by our being
impressed by the otherness of the public exterior. From an objective
standard, there is nothing less incredible about a sensation or thought
than all of the rest of the universe combined. Indeed, without some
experience in which the universe can matter, there is no relevance to
existence in the first place - no difference between existence and non.
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