Monthly Archives: October 2010

I don’t know, so maybe I’m not: A rebuttal to Matt Segall and Ronan Hallowell

Here are my thoughts on what modern neuroscience can tell us about consciousness (part 2). In aΒ nutshell, despite their complexity, neural systems are perfectly suitable to represent our “selves” over time. This seemingly magical process can be explained by brain activity and brain activity alone.

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Clipping an Angel’s Wings

So, are miracles real or not? All sorts of scriptures make truth-claims about the world that are falsifiable under the scientific method. I’ll argue that philosopher David Hume figured this problem out a few hundred years ago.

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