Who stands behind our brains?

wesley at atlantic.net wesley at atlantic.net
Fri Jan 15 19:55:34 EST 1999


In article <369d1950.317216 at news.cobweb.com.au>,
  rs at redplanet.mars.org.cy (Rotes Sapiens) wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Jan 1999 17:41:17 GMT, malcolm at pigsty.demon.co.uk (Malcolm
> McMahon) wrote:
>
> >On Sun, 10 Jan 1999 11:20:12 GMT, cijadra at zedat.fu-berlin.de
> >(Cijadrachon) wrote:
> >
> >>"Ray Scanlon" <rscanlon at wsg.net> wrote:
> >>>I, as soul, stand behind my brain.
> >>I never discovered any soul in any area in my brain I accessed back
> >>then, and I myself have none, either.
> >>
> >
> >Of course not. You can't _discover_ consciousness, you _are_
> >consciousness. To discover something is to make it an object of
> >consciousness.
>
> I discover, therefore I am?
>
>
You're close: I AM therefore I discover.

   wes

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