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Ben_Jones comments on Three Dialogues on Identity - Less Wrong

31 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 21 April 2008 06:13AM

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Comment author: Ben_Jones 21 April 2008 10:52:06AM 8 points [-]

Good stuff, this.

How about some dialogues between the first non-brain-based conscious mind and a soulist epiphenomenalist, just to really drive that stake home?

"I understand that you can think and feel, but do you have a soul in there?" "...f*** knows mate. Do you?" "Yes, I do." "How do you know?" "Because there's a tiny part of my mind that doesn't interact with the phenomenal universe in any way, that listens to all my thoughts, and that's my soul." "...what the hell are you talking about, meatbag?"