No. 118 (essentialsaltes) wrote,
No. 118

Thought experiment of the day

From Koch's Quest for Consciousness:

"Think of your cerebral cortex as two 2-3 mm thick pancakes, 35 cm in diameter, crumpled up and stuffed into your skull."

Thought #1: You're doing that thinking with your pancakes.
Thought #2: Mmmm.... pancakes!
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