On Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 1:42 AM, Roger Clough <rclo...@verizon.net> wrote:
> Leibniz's metaphysics is a model of the emerging global brain
>
> The recent angst over government monitoring of private communications
> may not so much be due to a dastardly 1984-type plot, but a sign that a
> giant
> global brain is emerging all by itself, aided by the growth of world
> communications
> and the internet.

Or, a sign of global brain tumor.

> Incredibly, this has all been foreseen in Leibniz's model of perception,
> wherein the
> world is characterized solely by a vast collection of monads, which are
> thought-forms (mental representations of phytsical brains).
> The monads themselves do not perceive directly, but are constantly updated
> by the world-perceptions of the most dominant monad (God or the One).
> Each monad is thus constantly informed of the activities (perceptions)
> of all of the other monads.
>
> This dominant monad is then the thought-form of the Global Brain,
> and because of this,there can only be one ultimate perceiver (God
> or the One).
>
> Perhapos the materialists can devise an equivalent explanation of
> a global mind, but, at least at this moment, I am unable to do so.
>
>
>
>
> Dr. Roger Clough NIST (ret.) 6/12/2013
> See my Leibniz site at
> http://team.academia.edu/RogerClough
>
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