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15.4. Change equals consciousness?

What we call «consciousness» might be the experience, the qualia, of registering changes, i.e. energy, at the most basic level.

The Experiencer already knows the concept of «change», which, as we have shown1, is the same as energy. The concept of «change» is the interpretation of the initial event, the creation of the first «something».

This transition from «nothing» to «something» was the very first thing the Experiencer conceptualised and experienced, even before the «point» was interpreted and experienced. The mental concept of «point» emerged after that initial «change».

How is change felt?

What is the associated quale?

We get to use ourselves as a reference again.

We experience all sorts of changes; for example, when the clouds drift, a bird lands on a rooftop or a cup is put on the table. These are always experiences of a higher order, created by something happening to the clouds, the bird and the cup – which must be interpreted and experienced.

But the change itself?

The fundamental «energy» that was the first to be conceptualised and is present everywhere in an extreme amount in absolute vacuum (according to physics), in the zero-point field?

Do we experience this «energy»?

If it is the case that the Experiencer always experiences what it conceptualises, then, yes, we do it. Could it be that this is what we call consciousness?

Is consciousness the experience of registering at the most basic level, which is what the Experiencer does continuously? That which I call «varhet», vigilance?

A fool can ask ...