On Oct 17, 6:50 am, Stathis Papaioannou <stath...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 16, 2011 at 1:22 PM, Terren Suydam <terren.suy...@gmail.com> 
> wrote:

> > Well I'm going to stop guessing about what Stathis thinks and let him
> > chime in if he wants to.

> There is no downward causation from high
> level to low level, since that would look like magic.

Or it would look like ordinary voluntary action.

Otherwise you would have to say that your neurons are moving your
fingers on a keyboard and typing things that you only are aware of
after the fact. You would have to say that  you only imagine that you
understand their meaning and have a false memory of deciding to write
them. That sounds a lot more like magic to me.


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