|What we then need is to study the fundamental laws governing consciousness, the laws that connect consciousness to other fundamentals: space, time, mass, physical processes||Okay, so this panpsychist vision, it is a radical one, and I don't know that it's correct|
|The whole idea of the inner subjective movie involves a kind of illusion or confusion||So I think consciousness right now is a kind of anomaly, one that we need to integrate into our view of the world, but we don't yet see how|
The classical cases of emergence are all cases of emergent behavior, how a traffic jam behaves, how a hurricane functions, how a living organism reproduces and adapts and metabolizes, all questions about objective functioning.
|And he supposes that phi goes along with consciousness||What about the artificially intelligent system in the movie "Her," Samantha? So I go in a different direction|
|His crazy idea is that there is no hard problem of consciousness||On the one hand, it's a datum that we're conscious|
Why do we have these inner movies? Simple information processing, simple consciousness.4