From: Matt Paul (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Nov 30 2009 - 17:55:01 MST
Holy crap dude! It's not magic!
it's physics or chemistry or logic or energy or something like that.
Maybe it's a machine unto itself, but not magic. What the he'll is
magic anyway? Rhetorical, no answer needed.
On Nov 30, 2009, at 6:22 PM, Toby Weston <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I don't like the 'soul/quantum/magic' idea either. But when I think
> about what we currently know, it's either that, or Dennet's - deny
> the whole thing - approach.
> On 30 Nov 2009, at 23:36, Matt Paul <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Nov 30, 2009, at 3:35 PM, "John K Clark" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On Mon, 30 Nov 2009 "Matt Paul" <email@example.com> said:
> You are stuck on this damn soul thing. It's aggravating.
> The truth can be painful.
> I don't know why you insist that everyone is stuck in some sort of
> medival way of thinking.
> You're talking about something that the scientific method cannot
> that is nevertheless of enormous importance, just like the soul.
> Why do you assume that the scientific method cannot detect it just
> because it hasn't so far. I'm not talking about something immortal
> like the soul you speak of. It probably isn't unique either, but you
> can't duplicate it until you find it. Until you find it so you can
> duplicate it, you will not be duplicating human intelligence.
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