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by arthwollipot
Mon May 20, 2024 4:34 am
Forum: The Everything Forum
Topic: Reasons Humans Are Doomed
Replies: 82
Views: 35326

Re: Reasons Humans Are Doomed

Soory, saying that "consciousness is simply what brains do" seems a pretty meaningless response to my criticism of the claim/belief that consciousness is just an epiphenomenon of brain function. If you can't see what it means, that's not my fault. Epiphenomenalism isn't compatible with kn...
by arthwollipot
Mon May 20, 2024 1:32 am
Forum: The Everything Forum
Topic: Planet America
Replies: 907
Views: 298898

Re: Planet America

I have always booked ahead. That seems most common.
by arthwollipot
Mon May 20, 2024 1:31 am
Forum: The Everything Forum
Topic: Reasons Humans Are Doomed
Replies: 82
Views: 35326

Re: Reasons Humans Are Doomed

If that were so how can you know it's true? Because by altering or damaging brain function, you can change the perception of consciousness. You missed the point. How can one make the truth claim that consciousness is only an epiphenomenon of brain function? That would contradict itself. It's not co...
by arthwollipot
Sun May 19, 2024 11:33 pm
Forum: The Everything Forum
Topic: Reasons Humans Are Doomed
Replies: 82
Views: 35326

Re: Reasons Humans Are Doomed

President Bush wrote: Sun May 19, 2024 1:40 pm
arthwollipot wrote: Sun May 19, 2024 7:38 am Consciousness isn't that mysterious. It's just an epiphenomenon of brain function.
If that were so how can you know it's true?
Because by altering or damaging brain function, you can change the perception of consciousness.
by arthwollipot
Sun May 19, 2024 7:38 am
Forum: The Everything Forum
Topic: Reasons Humans Are Doomed
Replies: 82
Views: 35326

Re: Reasons Humans Are Doomed

Consciousness isn't that mysterious. It's just an epiphenomenon of brain function.
by arthwollipot
Fri May 17, 2024 4:59 am
Forum: The Everything Forum
Topic: morality's half twists
Replies: 47
Views: 28751

Re: morality's half twists

Seep.
by arthwollipot
Thu May 16, 2024 10:51 pm
Forum: The Everything Forum
Topic: morality's half twists
Replies: 47
Views: 28751

Re: morality's half twists

Deep.
by arthwollipot
Wed May 15, 2024 8:20 am
Forum: The Everything Forum
Topic: trump off the CO ballot
Replies: 266
Views: 67649

Re: trump off the CO ballot

BTW, if you're not following rfk.jr.brain.worm on Threads, you're missing out. :D
by arthwollipot
Wed May 15, 2024 4:02 am
Forum: The Everything Forum
Topic: trump off the CO ballot
Replies: 266
Views: 67649

Re: trump off the CO ballot

Meadmaker wrote: Wed May 15, 2024 2:14 amAccording to these people: https://www.transparency.org/en/cpi/202 ... oIQAvD_BwE we're only a few spots behind Australia.
Weird flex.
by arthwollipot
Wed May 15, 2024 1:11 am
Forum: The Everything Forum
Topic: trump off the CO ballot
Replies: 266
Views: 67649

Re: trump off the CO ballot

To be perfectly frank, I would be very surprised if this sort of corruption didn't exist all over the place. I don't think Australians are uniquely virtuous, so that they never use their power to enrich themselves. If there's a way, people find it. I'm not sure America is special in this regard. No...