Looking up a favorite quote I have kept in mind for a while …
.. I came along this text on Qualia and the problem of defining conciousness. In an examination starting with the initial perceptional / sensory impulses the bodily system is exposed to (which become interpreted through Qualia as the available processive ‘methods’) Stephen Jones arguments are developing along the notion of information processing according to Bateson’s terms of ‘information as a difference which makes a difference’ – coming to this description of noise:
Thus one can conclude the ability to ‘read noise’ is a crucial necessity to redefine the neural information inscribed in Qualia. Eventhough this might not make it sound easier to deal with thoughts on the concious/unconcious this explanation adds some relevance to the fact that there is always a slight paranoid undertow in any new reading attempt. It seems to point to the problematic that even concious attempts to respect half-concious impulses of made experiences might have a hard try to get a reading outside a former thought process.