On Jan 19, 11:01 am, John Clark <johnkcl...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 10:28 AM, Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com>wrote: > > On Jan 18, 10:36 am, John Clark <johnkcl...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > > " Someone doubting mechanism is not necessarily solipsist." > > > > Why not? > > > Because they understand that mechanism is the mirror image of > > solipsism, and the relation of the two is what gives rise to realism. > > I don't know what that means.
That mechanism and solipsism are like magnetism and electricity. They are two opposite aspects of the same thing. Everything in the cosmos is solipsistic on the inside and mechanistic on the outside. Some things, like the human brain, are developed much more in the direction of solipsism than mechanism. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. 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.