On Fri, Oct 05, 2012 at 06:32:21PM -0700, meekerdb wrote:
> Do we have any reason to believe ideas reproduce with variation and
> then those that reproduce most successfully rise to consciousness?
> THAT would be a Darwinian theory of consciousness.
> Brent

Dennett's pandemonium theory would seem to be like that. Of course,
there must be differences in the details between conscious thought and
biological evolution - for example, thought may well be Lamarckian in
character (like cultural evolution).


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