Wed 24 Jun, 2009 12:31 am - [QUOTE=Satan;71626]You can [U][B]do[/B][/U] very different things with them...[/QUOTE]
Exactly. Categorical distinction is a convention, meaning it is made for practical purposes. Would the... (view)
Tue 23 Jun, 2009 08:36 pm - If I were to say, "a Russian Nuclear Submarine is a frog", in the context of this discussion, I'm wondering if this is a true statement or a false statement.
How is a submarine... (view)
Tue 23 Jun, 2009 02:07 am - [QUOTE=Zetetic11235;71318]Well, considering that the [B][I]exact[/I][/B] physical processes are not totally known, how would you suggest this be answered? Also, by your definition, the process of... (view)
Mon 22 Jun, 2009 08:42 pm - Music is moving sound. It is animated architecture. Layers upon layers of textures are at play with each other, twisting, turning, swelling, crushing, crunching, swallowing, spitting, catching,... (view)
Mon 22 Jun, 2009 04:25 pm - [QUOTE=Zetetic11235;71147]By social conditioning, I mean a social process/interaction that one is habitually exposed to, to the point that it becomes ingrained in their behavior and by extension... (view)
Mon 22 Jun, 2009 01:21 pm - [QUOTE=Zetetic11235;71134]So you want me to expatiate on the idea that physical response to qualia is socially determined? You point out that body language somehow seems to alert me to your present... (view)
Mon 22 Jun, 2009 12:39 pm - [QUOTE=Zetetic11235;71119]Many of the ideas your are expressing smack of the magnum opus of R.D. Lang 'Politics of Experience'.
The idea that language objects point to certain concepts... (view)
Mon 22 Jun, 2009 12:00 pm - [QUOTE=Zetetic11235;70876]So in other words, Qualia is not something that can be communicated. For instance, 'my green is your green in a qualitative sense' is not a verifiable... (view)
Sun 21 Jun, 2009 08:46 am - [QUOTE=Ultracrepidarian;63130]No problem, Cypressmoon. Is this reply late? I think it might be.[/quote]
I don't think there's a problem at all with late responses. Sometimes, for me... (view)