Whether psychicals (*experiential states*) go down to, say insects, that's one thing scientists are studying: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/do-insects-have-consciousness-180959484/ Whether they go down to cells, molecules, particles, ... ,that's another thing (the next chapter): https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/111/1117019/galileo-s-error/9781846046018.html On experiential semantics (for brain-as-computer): The toy example as I've given before is to think of a Turing-type computer, but instead of operating with symbols, it is operating with emojis - but the emojis have actual (material!) realization as experience. - pt -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.