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Christian_Szegedy comments on Dennett's heterophenomenology - Less Wrong

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Comment author: Christian_Szegedy 17 January 2010 05:51:26AM *  5 points [-]

Or simply, that you don't like the post for some reason.

I'd love to see some refreshingly new viewpoints or insights on consciousness, but I guess it will have to wait.

My personal opinion is that Dennett's explanation is incomplete at best, but that pseudoscientific numerology is really inappropriate (and frustrating) on a rationalist forum.

IMO, the thread-opener is an overly lengthy, but valid criticism on Dennett's book, while avoiding most useless speculation, which is so prevalent here and elsewhere. The biggest problem with it is that it's about 5 times longer than it should be, so it fails to make a focused impact.