On Sun, Aug 7, 2011 at 1:35 AM, John Mikes <jami...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Stasthis,
> let me barge in with one fundamental - not dispersing my reply into those
> (many and long) details:
> As I read your comments/replies (and I agree with your position within the
> limits I want to expose here), I have the feeling that you agree with the
> rest of the combatants in considering 'the brain', our idea about
> 'intelligence' and 'consciousness' as complete and total. I argue that it is
> not. Upon historic reminiscence all such inventory about these (and many
> more) concepts has been growing by addition and by phasing out imaginary
> 'content'   as we 'learn', - an ongoing process that does not seem to have
> reached the ultimate end/completion.
> So you are right in considering whatever we new yesterday (my substitution
> for today) but not including what we may know tomorrow. Drawing conclusions
> upon incomplete inventory  does not seem acceptable.

We have to do our best with the information we have, don't we?

Stathis Papaioannou

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