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Response to digonswine (Original post)

Mon Mar 26, 2012, 09:59 PM

9. We don't know how the brain really works.

We've got some understanding as some parts of the brain. We've got some ideas of the overall operation. But we really don't know that many details of how the brain works.

So mysticism enters because we can't explain it scientifically. Though we are gradually figuring our brains out, so we'll gradually figure out consciousness. Then the mystics will move on to claim there's a soul or other ethereal bit that adds special sauce to our physical understanding.

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