In this Part 3, physicalist arguments are debunked.
Meanwhile, Lindsay has a blog keeping track of Woke folk and other unfunny crazies, where he says he himself might have started off the 2 + 2 = 5 crazy, intending only to explain to someone how the Woke think.
Michael Egnor looks at such claims. Including apes as co-authors on a primatology research paper created quite a stir—among humans.
Robert J. Marks and Oxford mathematician John Lennox discuss that in connection with Lennox’s new book, 2084: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity (2020).
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As philosopher Richard Johns explains, sims do not understand simhood: How can Alice determine whether the strange little man in her apartment who claims to be her Programmer is telling the truth? Recently, philosopher Richard Johns (left), whose work was profiled here at Mind Matters News in “A philosopher explains why thinking matter is impossible,” Read More…
Maybe wondering about whether we have a soul is a bit like wondering whether we should act more mature in difficult situations.
Our minds read things but it doesn’t follow that we can read our minds. We can’t even read brains. Which is not the same thing.
Why is it that naturalism ends up sounding so much like folklore? Cells “cheat,” which means they can think like people, right? Oh wait. The mind is an illusion … but anyway, cells “think”? Sure. That’ll work.
Egnor: Cosmological singularities, such as black holes and the singularity from which our universe arose, are wholly supernatural. That is, they are undefined in any materialist/naturalist framework.
But it’s really all that a wornout establishment can provide.
Look, it’s true that the universe shows evidence of intelligent design but nobody is trying to interfere with those researchers just plodding about their job. They’re freaking themselves out to no purpose.
Which is where the wheels come off.
Bartlett: What I found most interesting about the conversation, however, is not the technology itself but the (secular) mythology embedded in Musk’s lengthy descriptions of what he thinks his device can do…
This is not an excellent time to be a materialist. Materialism is losing its Cool. It’s not even making sense.