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Post time 2014-6-3 23:41:40 |Display all floors
This post was edited by Igneous at 2014-6-3 23:52

It's just an illusion: our brains are just algorithms: a bunch of contingency plans to keep us alive and reproducing.  "Consciousness" is not real.

If you've studied computer programming language, you can see when we write a program, it is simply instructions, a check-list sheet of what data should be out-putted based on the input provided.  The input comes in, and it is compared to the check list: if this, do this; if that, then do that, etc., until an output is generated.  No consciousness, just a complex check-list.  That is all we are.

Your brain is bunch of neural nets with data stored in the synapses and electrical currents riding the nerves, reading the synapses and processing input from your senses, comparing the input to stored memory on how to interpret the data and output the proper signal to your peripheral nervous system.

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Post time 2014-6-4 21:39:34 |Display all floors
I am not conscious?  What if consciousness is an emergent property?

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Post time 2014-6-9 06:17:27 |Display all floors
Riboflavin Post time: 2014-6-4 21:39
I am not conscious?  What if consciousness is an emergent property?

This question would spark more interest in a scientific culture, like Caucasian areas, not China.

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Post time 2014-8-5 10:02:34 |Display all floors
If this is so, then why do people die doing dangerous things??
I am me and that is something you will never be, no matter how hard you try!!

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Post time 2014-8-5 12:23:46 |Display all floors
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