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  1. Thread: COLOUR

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    Approximately, yes. Something like that. ...

    Approximately, yes. Something like that.



    You can’t if you’re talking about qualia.[/QUOTE]

    You are essentially saying there are no qualia without an accompanying sense of self. I'm not sure...
  2. Thread: COLOUR

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    If by 'considered to be' you mean that you accept...

    No. Experience is considered to be behavior.[/QUOTE]

    If by 'considered to be' you mean that you accept the definitions you cited, that experience is a behaviour, how come you say, no, conscious...
  3. Thread: COLOUR

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    I'm definitely not saying 1, but I don't think...

    Let’s unpack. First, since literally nothing “we” experience is ever anything other than an “‘internal’ conscious, usually vivid, brain experience” it’s unnecessary to include that second part. You...
  4. Thread: COLOUR

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    Is conscious experience a behaviour?

    Yes. It's an unnecessary construct to explain behavior.



    If interposing consciousness is not necessary to explain behavior then why do it. IMHO it is better to refer to underlying nervous...
  5. Thread: COLOUR

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    fromderinside, I can't even tell if you're...

    fromderinside, I can't even tell if you're agreeing or disagreeing with what I said, let alone why. But I'll try to reply.



    I'm not sure what you mean. If you mean that we can perceive colours...
  6. Thread: COLOUR

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    I think maybe I misinterpreted your inverted...

    I think maybe I misinterpreted your inverted commas. I thought you were referring to what is normally called dark matter, now I'm thinking you probably weren't.

    As such, my answer might instead...
  7. Thread: COLOUR

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    No. I'm only saying there's no colours or levels...

    Unless you are trying to say something like the universe is primarily "dark matter" or the like?[/quote]

    No. I'm only saying there's no colours or levels of brightness, other than as 'internal'...
  8. Thread: COLOUR

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    Sure. No problem. I’m not doing that. Almost...

    Sure. No problem. I’m not doing that.

    Almost all living things, including plants, have evolved responses to light.
  9. Thread: COLOUR

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    I'm going to run with my model and take it a bit...

    I'm going to run with my model and take it a bit further. If it's correct that colours (other than as convenient names for uncoloured light energy) are only brain experiences, then I think it follows...
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    British Prime Minister and Health Secretary have...

    British Prime Minister and Health Secretary have Coronavirus.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52060791
  11. Thread: COLOUR

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    Thanks, but if you don't have anything to say on...

    and the particular light waves to which we are referring, visible, only run from about 400 nanometer wavelength to somewhere in the vicinity of 700 nanometer wavelength. In that the human eye is...
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  13. Thread: COLOUR

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    If I understand you right, I myself would go...

    If I understand you right, I myself would go further. I'd say that red is not an intrinsic quality of light, that light is not coloured, that it's energy, wavelengths, photons, information and/or...
  14. Thread: COLOUR

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    Frequencies, yes. Exactly.

    Frequencies, yes. Exactly.
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    Welcome to our little coronavirus-free...

    Welcome to our little coronavirus-free cul-de-sac. I hope you are well. I'm very sorry to hear about you losing your job. Genuine sympathies. If it's any minor consolation, you're far, far from being...
  16. Thread: COLOUR

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    I don't think I disagree with anything much you...

    All you have for your view is association with name.

    Obviously what we see, feel, hear, etc. is derived from physical energy interacting with our NS.

    It takes a leap to then, because names...
  17. Thread: COLOUR

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    As I see it, it would be possible to say that...

    As I see it, it would be possible to say that everything, including shape, form, length, colour, pain, time, causality, etc etc etc is only a representation of what seems to be 'out there'. As such,...
  18. Thread: COLOUR

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    You could be right. On the other hand, all of the...

    You could be right. On the other hand, all of the above as regards visual perception can be fully explained without recourse to colour (and even light and dark) other than as a brain experience.
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    USA now ahead of Italy and top of the list for...

    USA now ahead of Italy and top of the list for number of active cases. Though I think Italy's figures for today are not yet included.

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    https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/
  20. Thread: COLOUR

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    Ok so I will try to undermine my own claims about...

    Ok so I will try to undermine my own claims about colour.

    Rather than use the analogy with pain, which may not be an equivalent phenomenon, I will use an analogy with something else, shape.
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  21. Thread: COLOUR

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    But none of that addresses the relevant issue...

    But none of that addresses the relevant issue here, which is whether the sensations we are talking about are in the brain, instead of being in the stimuli.

    I know what you said about pain because...
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    Optimistic football fans in Wisconsin advocate...

    Optimistic football fans in Wisconsin advocate for allowing attendance at matches during the coronavirus pandemic by implementing 'Clean Teeth and Thumbs' checking protocols.
  23. Thread: COLOUR

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    For the umpteenth time I'm not saying anything is...

    For the umpteenth time I'm not saying anything is immaterial. I have no idea where you got the idea that I am, but you do need to stop banging on about it because every time you do, I think you just...
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    It's not an unusual argument at all and is a...

    Now is the time to reconnect to the nature of receptor mechanisms. If green light impacts a green receptor and that is all that is registered by the overtrained observer are we not now in the...
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    Up to a point. If you touch something with your...

    Up to a point. If you touch something with your hand that has the virus on it, you could pick it up on your hand, and if you then later touch something else that someone else then touches with their...
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