From: Wade T.Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat 02 Nov 2002 - 04:25:56 GMT
On Friday, November 1, 2002, at 10:33 , Grant Callaghan wrote:
>> And, who can actually observe the mind? Really? Seriously?
> The person who is using one. Don't you observe the working of the one
> you use? I hope I'm not wrong in assuming you use yours.
Yes, we 'see' ourselves, aka as observing the mind. Do I observe my own?
I suppose I must. There it is.... Whether I use it or not, well, here I
am performing, but, as even I've related, performance don't take much.
The piece at http://reason.com/0210/fe.rb.biology.shtml which is an
interview with Stephen Pinker is quite illuminating on this point. I
tried to post it here, but it is too long for the filter.
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