Hi spudboy100 Sure. Dr. Roger B Clough NIST (ret.) [1/1/2000] See my Leibniz site at http://independent.academia.edu/RogerClough
----- Receiving the following content ----- From: spudboy100 Receiver: everything-list,rclough Time: 2013-09-14, 10:01:02 Subject: Re: Leibniz, Idealism and Parapsychology >One idea I have been kicking around, is viewing through physics, that yes mind >is bran, brain is mind, but not totally. More, precisely, the notion that the >data, the pattern identity, the mind, the soul, personality, memory (whatever >we wish to call it) is analogous to a computer network, where data and >information, all information, gets written to some sort of media, a long, >ways, off. Think of this as a read-write function of a storage area network. >All server farms have remote sites to preserve data, for "disaster recovery." >All large companies have this, and so do governments as well. I am guessing >that this is a feature of the cosmos-or really, just, hoping that it is so. > >Mitch > >-----Original Message----- >From: Roger Clough >To: - Roger Clough >Sent: Sat, Sep 14, 2013 8:47 am >Subject: Leibniz, Idealism and Parapsychology > > > >Leibniz, Idealism and Parapsychology > > >Since it is often based on laboratory experiments, parapsychology has a >scientific basis. But these results >are smeared by proponents of the cult of materialism, which cannot accept the >view that there is such a >thing as a mind (a Self). That alone makes materialism a joke. Materialism >originated with the Enlightenment >primarily as a reaction against religion, replacing it with reason, as well as >a misinterpretation or reinterpretation >of Descartes, by claiming that mind can interact with the body, which >Descartes maintained were two different >substances, by instead claiming that both mind and body are matter. That mind >is matter is nonsensical. Leibniz >took the other tack, that of Idealism, in which both brain and mind were Mind, >which has the philosophical support >of Kant and Plato. But the metaphysics of Leibniz are difficult especially in >the face of the bad and >completely non-Cartesian philosophy materialisam because materialism, while it >doesn't work for mind, DOES work very well for >Newtonian mechanics. Hence conventional science these days is swolidly >materialistic and Leibniz's >platonism is liost to history. I will be posting more on this, but to begin >with you might want to visit my Leibniz site, > >http://independent.academia.edu/RogerClough > > > >Dr. Roger B Clough NIST (ret.) [1/1/2000] >See my Leibniz site at >http://independent.academia.edu/RogerClough > >-- >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. > > > -- 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 email@example.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.