On the Issue of Awareness

From: Fritz Griffith <fritzgriffith.domain.name.hidden>
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 1999 20:00:22 MST

> > The number of ants vastly outnumbers the number of humans. So I should
> > be suprised to find myself human. (We could put it like this; assuming
> > ignorance on the ratio ants/human, and given the fact that I'm human, a
> > guess would be that the number of ants is not vastly greater than the
> > number of humans.)
> > A reasonable explanation for this is that ants have a lower degree of
> > consciousness.

I think what we really need is a definition of awareness. I believe we are
aware due to memory. I'm currently writing a paper on this very subject.
I'll post the URL when I'm done.
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Received on Thu Dec 16 1999 - 19:03:34 PST

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