RE: Mindless Thought Experiments

From: Norman Wilson (
Date: Fri Mar 07 2008 - 15:20:42 MST

Matt Mahoney, wrote:

> The argument fails because it is based
> on the unproven assumption that
> consciousness exists.

Subjective experience is first-order knowledge. From subjective experience,
one may postulate the existence of objectivity. However, using objectivity
to prove or disprove your own subjective experience commits the logical
fallacy of begging the question.

Norm Wilson

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