In article <36d055d3.1 at ns2.wsg.net>, "Ray Scanlon" <rscanlon at wsg.net> wrote:
>>>Rusty Wiley wrote in message ...
>>I think that it is important to recognize that Ray is identifying soul,
>>brain and, I believe, intelligence as the same thing.
>>Not really. My interest is in the brain. I equate soul with mind,
>intelligence is just another of a myriad of euphemisms for soul. I leave all
>that to religion.
And what you are left with is ...
Dust, and nothing but the dust.
>>To quote Ray "First design a brain that is alert and then ask if you
>>may make it aware." We seem to have a problem with this because we know
>>that we are aware and the same cannot be said for our own alertness.
>I would argue that we are only aware of alertness in other organisms. I am
>aware, you are alert.
>Those interested in how the brain works might look at