From: "Lee Daniel Crocker" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> While I certainly agree that the vast majority of these events are
> sensory, there is no more reason to believe they _all_ are without
> exception than there is to believe that every memory location in a
> computer has a value that came from some input port.
But without an actual example of an experience which exists independent of any
sensory event, there is no reason to believe in such.
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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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