RE: "I" the mirror

From: Ben Goertzel <>
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 20:27:01 -0500


Onar Aam wrote some nice essays on mirrors and awareness, a few years back.
He had a quite elaborate theory.

Unfortunately, his website seems not to be up anymore.

However, if you e-mail him, he will probably send them to you. A year ago
his e-mail was, but I'm not 100% sure it's current.

-- Ben

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Colin Hales []
> Sent: Monday, January 20, 2003 7:59 PM
> To:
> Subject: "I" the mirror
> Dear Everythingers,
> This is a query placed as a result of failing to succeed to find answers
> when googling my way around the place for a very long time (2 years). I am
> about to conclude that a) no such discourse exists or b) that it is
> disguised in a form of physics/math that my searching has not uncovered.
> I know it is off-topic but I thought I'd run it by you folk as the most
> eclectic agglomerators of knowledge in the multiverse. Off-list replies
> welcome - keep the noise down and all that.
> Q. What branch of science has ascertained the role and status of the image
> in a first person perspective of a mirror? .ie. 'be' the mirror.
> The answer 'there ain't one as far as I know' is as acceptable as
> anything.
> I just need to know what's out there. If there's nothing there then I take
> it I'm in that breezy lonely spot past the front lines of epistemology and
> trundle on assuming (a) above.
> Thanks in advance.
> Cheers,
> Colin Hales
Received on Mon Jan 20 2003 - 20:27:21 PST

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