This note is addressed to all materialists, especially Prof. Dennett. Getting from "me" to "I"'
Self-reference could be a subject/predicate relation. But that doesn't say enough because there are two possible perspectives: 1) "He is a man." Here you are referencing yourself in the 3rd person or objective persepective. Bruno Marchall calls this "3p" . 2) "I am a man." This is 1st person. Marshall calls this "1p." 1p is the subjective form of self-reference. Do you see the difference ? Materialism and computer language only gives us the objective (descriptive) or 3p format because it does not contain a subjective element. Leibniz gets around this problem by including a subjective element, which is that which perceives the world through the top monad. This subjectrive element is universal and isa what Plato called the One or Oversoul. To include such a subjective element, you need to have a point in the brain which is something like a king, that does all of the perceiving and governing. He is not a simple homunculus, he makes sense of what the visual signals in the optical nerves provides us with. Am I making any sense to you materialists? Can you see the difference between the "I" perspectiove (what i say above) and the "me" of conventional materialistic theory ? -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.