Hi Richard,

On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 10:13 PM, Richard Ruquist <yann...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 3:51 PM, Telmo Menezes <te...@telmomenezes.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi Roger,
> >
> >
> >> This is the case with modern cognitive science:
> >>
> >> 1)  It ignored Descartes' two substance (mind and brain)
> >> solution to the mind/brain problem in favor of treating
> >> both substances as material.
> >
> >
> > A common criticism of dualism is the problem of interaction. If mind is
> > outside the physical world, how does it interact with body? Any
> mechanism of
> > interaction you can propose would make mind part of the physical world,
> thus
> > negating dualism.
> >
> > I appreciate and share the sentiment that there is something extremely
> weird
> > about consciousness, that cannot be explained by current science. I don't
> > buy into the idea that consciousness emerges from neural activity. Yet,
> any
> > explanation must place consciousness inside the real of physical laws (or
> > vice-versa), otherwise the previous paradox arises.
> >
>
> Telmo, String theory monads, the particles of compactified extra
> string dimensions, 6 dimensions each, called Calabi-Yau compact
> manifolds, are uniformly distributed in space in a rather crystalline
> structure, yet are effectively outside spacetime because each monad
> maps the universe instantly to its interior; and if that were not
> enough, the monads being space precipitating from space in the big
> bang, they are motionless and therefore form a Bose-Einstein
> Condensate BEC in which light can propagate at any speed including
> infinite speed. Those monads also contain the laws and constants of
> physics and they regulate physical particle interactions.
>
> Bet on string theory and you get everything in one package.
> BTW the instantaneous monad perception is my hypothesis.
>  A 3-D solution is not available yet.
>
> But the other properties of CY compact manifolds are well known in
> string theory.
> Richard
>


Ok, but where's the dualism there? What you're describing is a physical
model. Everything in it is still in the physical world, it's just that in
this model space has more than 3 dimensions and a weird topology.

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