OK, but then what is it about music that makes it difficult for people to say why they like it?

...and we've now arrived at the hard problem of consciousness (why does anything feel good or bad, and what does that mean, and why is it hard to describe?). That didn't take long! :)

8drethelin7yWhat things do you find pleasant? Could you tell me why food tastes good or paintings look pretty? You can talk about certain repeated and near completed patterns but I think it's largely subconcious

More "Stupid" Questions

by NancyLebovitz 1 min read31st Jul 2013498 comments


This is a thread where people can ask questions that they would ordinarily feel embarrassed for not knowing the answer to. The previous "stupid" questions thread went to over 800 comments in two and a half weeks, so I think it's time for a new one.