Joined: Oct. 2006
Several squatting intellects at UD are clamoring for a response from Merthin Builder.
Phaedros wants one:
Here’s a pertinent quote from C.S. Lewis which might get you on your way, “If I ?nd in myself a desire which no experience?in the world can satisfy, the most probable?explanation is that I was made for another?world.”
"Above" wants one:
@Merthin Builder. You said:
“It always seemed to me that the fact that the insinuation into the human brain of a physical substance consisting of a dozen or so atoms arranged into a well-understood structure can trigger such profound changes in consciousness establishes beyond a doubt the fact that consciousness is grounded in and is a property of the physical and functional organization of the brain” That is a very extravagant claim to make...
Batshit wants one:
Merthin Builder, I don’t get it, What exactly are you trying to establish with your post? Do you really want to try to defend that consciousness is merely a “emergent” property of the brain?…
Batshit REALLY wants one:
Merthin Builder, I still would like to know exactly where you wanted to go with your line of reasoning, if you could unpackage it for me I would appreciate it. I get the strong drift you are trying to maintain the wrong position that we are purely material beings, But you denied that yet I resolutely hold the that we are indeed,,,?,,, Spirits in the material World – Police
And now Collin wants one:
It’s not just drugs that alter consciousness. Everything that happens to someone has an affect on their consciousness. All painful and pleasurable experiences alter the brain and the consciousness of people...
Alas, they won't receive one. You gonna tell 'em Cowardly Clive, or just let 'em pine away for more?
Now, on to read "Intelligent Design Uncensored."
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