Consciousness ~=~ self-referentiality' (was Re: Consciousness, New Thinking About

tony.jeffs tonyjeffs2 at
Sun Jun 2 05:29:24 EST 2002

Yes Definitely worth considering.
But if we follow this through, making the obvious assumptions, what makes a
human vastly more conscious than a rock?
The presumption that they have a vastly greater capacity to learn?
Or something else, maybe?
What could it be?

(not believing, just checking)

"PF" <fell_spamtrap_in at> wrote in message
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> "mat" <mats_trash at> wrote in message
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> Might there be some virtue thinking in terms of "degrees of consciousness"
> 'degrees of selfreferentiality' (or self-referential discriminatory
> responses)?
> %-|
> P

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