Will Self on the Qualia Problem

Just as sequencing the human genome failed to result in our physical nature becoming fully legible, so the vast amount of data provided by these [PET & MRI] scans has proved incommensurate with my – or anyone else’s – experience of the redness of a particular apple.

Will Self: „How to crack consiousness“ (www.newstatesman.com 2018-07-18)