007-Representation theory proposed

Awareness is the most fundamental principle.  Awareness exists and it exists in a certain form.  Awareness is always awareness of content, of objects.  All objects of awareness exist.  Awareness is a fact of the universe, of reality (even if reality is a simulation or is simulated).  Awareness can be modeled symbolically.  Awareness is a function. 

Representation is the second principle.  It is a feature of the universe.  We order and structure our experience in terms of representations.  The smallest details to the largest visions are instances of representation.  Representations have  a specific structure, and we can model representation symbolically like a function.  Modeling representation will gives us a foundation to begin working with the more complex problems of consciousness, experience, and artificial minds. 


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