Prof. Donald Hoffman on Conscious Agent Theory

We have no clue how consciousness emerges from 3 pounds of wet goo. Cognitive scientist Don Hoffman takes us deep into his research suggesting we’re attacking the problem backwards. The implications may challenge all you know about our place in reality. Take the Red Pill and see how deep the rabbit hole goes… In this extended interview we dive into … Lees meer

the Hard problem of consciousness

Phenomenal experiences The hard problem of consciousness is the problem of explaining how and why sentient organisms have qualia[note 1] or phenomenal experiences—how and why it is that some internal states are felt states, such as heat or pain, rather than unfelt states, as in a thermostat or a toaster.[2] The philosopher David Chalmers, who introduced the term “hard problem” … Lees meer