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The So-called “Hard Problem”

The so-called “hard problem” is the problem of consciousness.  I call it the so-called problem because it is not a real problem at all. Easy problems are easy because all that is required for their solution is to specify a mechanism that can perform the function. There are two assumptions that create the problem: First assumption is that a human being’s consciousness and self-awareness is somehow magical or special. Second is that an object (real or imagined) leading to experience … Continue reading

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