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by runamokmonk
Sun Apr 14, 2013 12:21 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: we gotta get this thing kick started again.
Replies: 128
Views: 24548

Re: we gotta get this thing kick started again.

As far as I can tell no one can prove materialism, physicalism, pan-psychism or idealism. But you can pick which one best fits, or has explanatory value, for the phenomena. It does seem to me that physicalism can encompass previously rejected phenomena. It appears to me physicalism could, in theory,...
by runamokmonk
Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:16 pm
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: we gotta get this thing kick started again.
Replies: 128
Views: 24548

Re: we gotta get this thing kick started again.

fleetmouse Even thoughts or abstract ideas are not themselves conscious or are thought of as conscious. Does the logical principle of non-contradiction remember, know and feel? I said What? I am not sure where else a thought or idea would come from but a conscious mind. I guess the sentences I am wr...
by runamokmonk
Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:07 pm
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: we gotta get this thing kick started again.
Replies: 128
Views: 24548

Re: we gotta get this thing kick started again.

And there is also Pluralistic Idealism Pluralistic idealism such as that of Gottfried Leibniz[44] takes the view that there are many individual minds that together underlie the existence of the observed world and make possible the existence of the physical universe fleetmouse responded That sounds ...
by runamokmonk
Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:00 pm
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: we gotta get this thing kick started again.
Replies: 128
Views: 24548

Re: we gotta get this thing kick started again.

And there is also Pluralistic Idealism Pluralistic idealism such as that of Gottfried Leibniz[44] takes the view that there are many individual minds that together underlie the existence of the observed world and make possible the existence of the physical universe But I'm not so sure I would say th...
by runamokmonk
Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:46 pm
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: we gotta get this thing kick started again.
Replies: 128
Views: 24548

Re: we gotta get this thing kick started again.

After doing some more research today I think I may be talking about objective idealism. I'm still reading about it here~
http://www.relative-mindmatter.co.uk/4a ... ealism.htm
by runamokmonk
Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:32 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: we gotta get this thing kick started again.
Replies: 128
Views: 24548

Re: we gotta get this thing kick started again.

Even thoughts or abstract ideas are not themselves conscious or are thought of as conscious. Does the logical principle of non-contradiction remember, know and feel? What? I am not sure where else a thought or idea would come from but a conscious mind. I guess the sentences I am writing is not cons...
by runamokmonk
Thu Apr 11, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: we gotta get this thing kick started again.
Replies: 128
Views: 24548

Re: we gotta get this thing kick started again.

I actually have heard of him before in regards to science/engineering stuff. I found this quote of his on wikipedia "We are now synergetically forced to conclude that all phenomena are metaphysical; wherefore, as many have long suspected — like it or not — "life is but a dream."" I searched and foun...
by runamokmonk
Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:04 pm
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: we gotta get this thing kick started again.
Replies: 128
Views: 24548

Re: we gotta get this thing kick started again.

fleetmouse Buckminster Fuller said that matter is knots in energy, so it follows that energy is un-knitted matter. hhmm, almost sounds like my congealed dream hypothesis.... :) And maybe our evolutionarily adapted brains are the knitted up knots of our minds. It would also account for the experience...
by runamokmonk
Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:14 pm
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: we gotta get this thing kick started again.
Replies: 128
Views: 24548

Re: we gotta get this thing kick started again.

One issue I found with the videos is that it seemed to say consciousness is real, and since it is real, it can be incorporated into the philosophy of physicalism. Like the quote I gave. "if you want to be a real physicalist, well, you have to be a realist about consciousness because that's the most ...
by runamokmonk
Fri Apr 05, 2013 11:35 pm
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: we gotta get this thing kick started again.
Replies: 128
Views: 24548

Re: we gotta get this thing kick started again.

mdsimpson92 wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSmfhc_8gew


David Chalmers definitely gives Strawson a run for his money in terms of rock star hair.
Funny, I almost posted that exact video of his just to comment on his hair. I was going to say he's a runner up.