Re: Interesting talk about how our minds shape our perception of reality

From: Mohsen Ravanbakhsh <>
Date: Sat, 2 Jun 2007 01:53:29 -0700

I haven't seen the video yet, but I guess what you said are the words of
They believe that we can not solve some problems at all (mainly the
mind-body problem), as if it's like teaching quantum physics to monkeys.
You'd not accomplish that, because they're incapable of understanding it.
They say we are like monkeys in confronting some mysteries of the world,
some problem are beyond our capability to solve.
and... I don't want to be a monkey!

On 5/31/07, Jason <> wrote:
> I came across this speech given by Richard Dawkins which I found quite
> interesting, he ponders whether or not there are some elements of
> reality so strange that they are ungraspable by any mind. This
> reminded me of Bruno's categorization of the knowable, provable,
> believable, etc.
> Another part I found interesting was his ideas of how other animal's
> brains might represent reality, and discusses bats seeing colors with
> their ears, or dogs being able to judge the size of molecules they
> smell.
> Jason
> >

Mohsen Ravanbakhsh,
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