Re: virus: FAQ: question (q) - Consciousness

Tim Rhodes (
Fri, 18 Jun 1999 05:15:09 -0700

(q) what is conciousness?

Eric writes:

>Unn. It would be good to answer this question. But it's like trying
>to explain the nature of God to someone; either it's obvious, or they
>arn't going to get it by reading a few words. Still, I'm game to try.

I don't think I am.

If the FAQ is there to answer questions we've already covered and either (a) come to a resolution about or (b) delineated the major arguments on all sides of, I think someone needs to deliver a full-body reality-check to this mangy group if we think we can answer that one fully at this point.

How's about this:

(q) what is conciousness?

Good question!!! There are a great many schools of thought on this. If you'd like to explore some of the more interesting ones, we invite you to join us at: < >

-Prof. Tim