The Chocolate Bar Nagel Analysis

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Nagel believes it is difficult to explain mental states by the brain states we have at the moment because the way that experiences are stored inside your mind, they are inaccessible to anything outside of your mind for analyzation. The analogy with tasting the chocolate bar shows that there is no way to scientifically prove the physical presence of experience inside the brain. He classifies the mind and brain as two separate parts working in tandem. Feelings, thoughts, and desires are trapped in your mind only for you to experience. Chemical and physical changes inside of your brain are observable with technology, but the mental aspects are not. Pain is caused by physical stimuli, but your non-physical mind tells your body that you are experiencing

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