Sense data are much more controversial than qualia, because they are associated with a controversial theory of perception – that one perceives the world by perceiving one’s sense-data, or something like that.
I should like to use another word: ‘audience’ or ‘reader’ or ‘listener’ seems inadequate. I suggest the old word ‘witness,’ which includes the act of seeing and knowing by personal experience, as well as the act of giving evidence.
Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility.
We still have a soft approach on the perpetrators of crimes like worst forms of child labour.
The populace is like the sea motionless in itself, but stirred by every wind, even the lightest breeze.
I just like being on my own on trains, traveling. I spent all my pocket money travelling the London Underground and Southern Railway, what used to be the Western region, and in Europe as much as I could afford it. My parents used to think I was going places, but I wasn’t, I was just travelling the trains.
When we see the shadow on our images, are we seeing the time 11 minutes ago on Mars? Or are we seeing the time on Mars as observed from Earth now? It’s like time travel problems in science fiction. When is now; when was then?
What you need if you want jobs are small and medium sized enterprises, local initiatives, labour intensive work, community development, service providers and the like.
Poetry and music are very good friends. Like mommies and daddies and strawberries and cream – they go together.
Biography, like big game hunting, is one of the recognized forms of sport, and it is as unfair as only sport can be.