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Schrodinger's Cat's Avatar Jump to comment 25 by Schrodinger's Cat

Hmm. Yet another shallow and superficial reductionist rant.

And that's the problem with so much reductionist thinking. It is extremely superficial. It never really answers the real questions.

The trouble is that science HASN'T explained consciousness. It has not explained why this 'thinking meat' should be conscious, and least of all has it explained how.

If everything is just the working of neurons in the brain, why can't those deterministic neurons just do their thing without the need for awareness of the process ? Why aren't we all philosophical zombies ?

Martha Robinson has no answer to that question.

Mon, 17 Oct 2011 23:52:26 UTC | #881651