Re: Asifism

From: Quentin Anciaux <>
Date: Sat, 2 Jun 2007 21:02:30 +0200


I'd say that I'm more sure of my own existence than anything else.
Even if consciousness is an illusion, this illusion still is and need
explanation... This illusion ask question about herself I can hear my
thought, saying the're not real will not make them disappear.


On Friday 01 June 2007 14:35:23 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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