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51 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 11 October 2007 11:46PM

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Comment author: adamisom 30 June 2011 12:23:02AM 1 point [-]

I think this assumed dichotomy of material/mechanical vs non- is itself a cached thought. I do assume everything can be explained; but whatever mechanism of explanation I use can, if you feel like it, be called "material" or "mechanical"... therefore what you really mean to say is 'another example of a false idea is that everything can be explained'.