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Quotation by Daniel Clement Dennett
There is no reality of consciousness independent of the effects of various vehicles of content on subsequent action (and hence, of course, on memory).
Daniel Clement Dennett (b. 1942), U.S. professor of philosophy (Tufts University). Consciousness Explained, chapter 5, p. 132, Little, Brown (1991).
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