On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com> wrote: > They have mechanistic characteristics as well, but they are not defined > as that only. >
Craig doesn't inform us how he received this revelation. > > Molecules aren't only machines either, > Craig doesn't inform us how he received this revelation. > > but different experiences are associated with different kinds of > molecules. > Craig doesn't inform us what the hell that means. > > There are thermodynamically irreversible processes involved. It would be > like unburning a log or putting water back into a wave. > Thermodynamically irreversible processes happen when chaos is involved, when tiny changes in initial conditions lead to huge changes in outcome; that's what would happen if you put the brain in a blender but not if you cut it in half with a very sharp knife. True, all the information on how to make a brain is there in the scrambled brains but that does no good because I don't think even Nanotechnology can get the information out that you need to figure out how to unscramble that brain. But if the brain has just been neatly cut in half the repair job, while still difficult, would be astronomically easier. > > There is no such thing as the same exact anything. Not in reality. OK but is exactitude really necessary? You're not exactly the man you were yesterday but you're pretty close, you're not even exactly the same man after you've taken a sip of coffee but you're close enough. > Have you ever read all of the accounts of organ transplant patients > having new memories and personality characteristics? > Have you ever read all of the accounts of Bigfoot, flying saucers, and Elvis being alive and well and working under a assumed name as a dental assistant in Dayton Ohio? John K Clark -- 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.