On Aug 3, 2:13 pm, Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be> wrote: > You are the one imagining that a very special form (a biological > neuron) must equate with private content.
Not true. All physical phenomena has a private correlate. Biology just expands the richness of it, commensurate with it's added layer of physical meta-organization. > > particularly given the success of miniaturization in > > processing enormously complex signals. I think this goes along with > > the conception of electromagnetism as disembodied forces and fields, > > quantum mechanical probability waves, etc as the overreaching of > > abstraction to compensate for the disqualification of sensorimotive > > phenomena because it doesn't mix well with existing theoretical > > approaches and Enlightenment era traditions. > > On the contrary. The Indians and the greeks have intuit Mechanism, and > greeks have "invented" occidental science by marrying mysticism and > rationalism. It is the naturalist/materialist tradition > ("Arsitotelian") which has separated Theology from Science, not > mechanism, unless you confuse it with materialism (but with the usual > weak Occam razor they are logically incompatible). That's true. Enlightenment era traditions should read 'philosophical traditions developed in the Enlightenment era and before'. > There is nothing wrong with *searching* this understanding. > The problem is that you want to reintroduce the 1p in science, and > this does not help for reintroducing the 3-p theories on the 1p in > science, because many scientists confuse them, and you give them fuel. If many scientists confuse them, then maybe there is a reason for that that needs to be understood completely, and not just avoided? > It is already, if you can listen to the others. When I find someone who can listen to me, then I will be able to learn how to do it. Craig -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.