[ExI] few bits per second
ross.evans11 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 26 23:40:11 UTC 2010
On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 11:02 PM, Damien Broderick <thespike at satx.rr.com>wrote:
> On 6/26/2010 4:46 PM, Ross Evans wrote:
> The other extreme is the promulgators of the quantum consciousness idea,
>> which is little more than new age quackery dressed up as serious science.
> You might well be right, but how do you know this? You're a neuroscientist,
> I take it? Or perhaps a quantum specialist on the order of Roger Penrose?
> Damien Broderick
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Is being either a requisite to dismiss a theory on the basis of lack of
evidence? The consensus in the scientific community is that the idea is
bunkum. Are you advocating that the unproven and preposterous should be
considered factually valid, until such time sufficient proof is found to
determine that they are in fact invalid? Neither Penrose nor Hameroff have
provided any serious evidence in support of their theory
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