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 a 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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