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Started by Hardy Heinlin, Sat, 4 Jun 2011 17:30
Quote from: Hardy HeinlinBut can an amoeba experience a quality, e.g. a color, a smell, a pain, a joy when it reacts on something in its way? Or is it just a robot controlled mechanism of numbers and counters?
Quote from: Hardy HeinlinBut can an amoeba experience a quality, e.g. a color, a smell, a pain, a joy
Quote from: Garry Richardsbut with fewer numbers and counters.
Quote from: martinDo you know if I can?
QuoteDo I know if you can?
Quote from: martin... but do I know what you think ...
Quote from: HHBut ...
Quote from: Hardy HeinlinActually, I forgot what the original question was :-)
Quote from: torrenceRe: "Do 'X' think/feel/smell/etc" recommended reading is recent "The Information" by James Gleick.Cheers,Torrence
Quote from: hardyIs it supposed to stimulate the blood circulation in the brain? Or is it a social signal like "I don't know; help me"?
Quote from: Hardyit enriched the nonverbal communication
Quote from: Richard McDonald WoodsBut I am wary of interpretations by 'scientists'
QuoteHomo sapiens is a social species
Quoteit communicates (in the eyes of your manager) incompetence