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on 12/7/01 2:28 PM, Dace at email@example.com wrote:
> Why would you want to say such things? My definition spoke to nervous
> systems, not systems in general. I don't see why anyone would want to leap
> to such a conclusion.
> It's a logical point. You've cast your net too widely.
> The problem is that you can't demonstrate why, if a brain is accompanied by
> a mind, an electric piano wouldn't have one as well.
> Where do you draw the line? After all, an electric piano has a kind of
> nervous system. It has input and output.
It has no kind of nervous system whatever. You're the one who's cast the
net too wide & your point has little logic except that of opposition.
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