> From: VirgilT7@aol.com
> Date: Fri, 3 Jul 1998 22:46:14 EDT
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Information
> Reply-to: email@example.com
> In a message dated 7/3/98 8:48:46 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> I think the use of these notions is to show us just how much of philospohy
> and discussion of consciousness is utter nonsense. Also in showing us the
> implicit assumptions we use in ideas we think are well defined. First on my
> nonsense list is the word "real".
> How exactly does the use of such notions show how much of philosophy is
And isn't your statement about philosophy a philosophical one? Isn't it therefore -- by your own definition (assuming the author to also be conscious and to be attempting a discussion of the issue) -- most likely nonsense, too?