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A thought or perception is analogous to a two-sided coin. One side is the objective brain signal and the meaning encoded by it. The other is the subjective, conscious experience of that meaning. For example if you see a red light then a particular signal pattern will arise in the region of your brain which processes consciousness. Accompanying that signal ...


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We can communicate although our experiences are personal because we share a universe, but our experience of perceiving this universe are personal and non shareable. If I point to a red spot (a spot I personally perceive as red) and say "this is red" to a toddler, he will learn that what he is perceiving is to be named "red". The toddler ...


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