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46 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 17 March 2008 01:59AM

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Comment author: Scott_Scheule 17 March 2008 08:53:40PM 0 points [-]

Doug,

It seems to me the introspective evidence is greater for choices spurred on by our desires, than our desires themselves. That is to say, I can't choose which ice cream flavors I like either--but I can choose when I eat ice cream.

Of course, that could be reducible to atoms--at least it's conceivable--the behavioral aspects at least, if not the qualia.