Re: Asifism

From: John Mikes <>
Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2007 10:12:15 -0400

Torgny: [[cute]]

"SAIS W H O ????

I found Stathis' reply before I read your tirade. I agree and add: I think
you 'are' a typical 'voter'.
(in the political sense).

Have a life!

John M

On 6/1/07, Torgny Tholerus <> wrote:
> I am unconscious.
> I have no mind. I have no feelings. I have no perceptions. I am not
> thinking. I am just a machine that claims that I am conscious. The only
> thing that happens is a lot of chemical reactions in my brain. (Or
> rather, there are a lot of mathematical relations...)
> I just behave AS IF I am conscious. If you interview me, I will answer
> that I am conscious. I will strongly claim that I am thinking, and that
> is the only thing I am really sure of.
> But that is a lie. The only thing that exists is a lot of protons,
> neutrons, and electrons reacting with each other inside my brain.
> I behave AS IF I am conscious because the natural selection has favored
> that type of behavior.
> --
> Torgny Tholerus
> -

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