From: "Amara Graps" <Amara.Graps@mpi-hd.mpg.de>
> I think that the SDT:
> - Helps the mind accept the notion that the body does not exist.
> - Body pain that was present is now lessened.
In addition, remember that sensory deprivation does not equate to total
absence of sensory activity. When it gets quiet enough, you can hear your own
breathing, and feel your own heartbeat, and these are sensory events.
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Useless hypotheses, etc.:
consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego, human values, scientific relinquishment, malevolent AI
We move into a better future in proportion as science displaces superstition.
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