[ExI] Understanding is useless
bbenzai at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 30 11:36:48 UTC 2010
On 1/29/2010 6:36 PM, Gordon Swobe wrote:
> Jeff Davis<jrd1415 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Gordon would not be dissuaded from his position without empirical
>> > evidence to counter his view, and the required evidence -- a
>> > materialist, non-magical neurological explanation for consciousness,
>> > intelligence, intentionality, mind, etc --does not yet exist.
> You still don't understand me, Jeff. I argue here for exactly such an explanation.
It seems that Gordon is so convinced he's right that anyone who disagrees with him obviously *can't* understand, no matter how carefully they spell out their understanding of his position, and the logical errors in it. Errors? no, no, there can't be errors in a point of view that's correct, therefore anyone who sees errors in it mustn't understand it! QED.
It seems the title of this thread really is true!
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