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Mind, senses, science and the spiritual

“Saying there’s no soul because the brain has consciousness structures is like saying there’s no light because a lightbulb has filaments.” John Shirley “Saying there’s no soul because the brain has consciousness structures is like saying there’s no light because … Continue reading

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Absent brain matter – a follow-up

Some commentators took issue with an earlier post of mine in which I referred to people whose brains are all-but nonexistant, but who are still functional people. Here’s a clear example of the phenomenon I described, complete with CT/MRI pictures.  … Continue reading

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The Woo, the How and the Why

‘ I’ve long been interested in “Occam’s Razor” — the scientific maxim that maintains that all things being equal, the simplest solution tends to be the correct one. But who gets the honor of defining “simple”? It’s a lot like … Continue reading

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Knowledge makes the brain grow better

I’m lucky to live with people who not only have good brains and use them well, but are also tolerant enough to both provide me with thoughts I wouldn’t otherwise have and to listen to the mad ideas that pop … Continue reading

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