Re: Information

Hara Ra (
Fri, 03 Jul 1998 17:05:00 -0700

>Hilary Putnam's old brain in a vat story eh? Well here's the thing. I don't
>see how such a story can be disproven. Not yet anyway. This doesn't mean
>that it's impossible to disprove, only that there doesn't seem to be any way
>to do so at the moment.

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".

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