[ExI] How not to make a thought experiment

Christopher Luebcke cluebcke at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 22 03:55:20 UTC 2010

Great. I would then gently urge you to consider that surface tension may be an emergent property of more than just water molecules.

From: Gordon Swobe <gts_2000 at yahoo.com>
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Sent: Sun, February 21, 2010 12:28:17 PM
Subject: Re: [ExI] How not to make a thought experiment

--- On Sun, 2/21/10, Christopher Luebcke <cluebcke at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Honestly, the out-of-hand rejection of "thinking" or "consciousness" as 
> an emergent property of a complex biological system baffles me.

I certainly don't reject it. I like your 'surface tension of water molecules' analogy. 


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