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> "Grant Callaghan" <firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com Re: neccesity of mental memesDate: Wed, 30 Jan 2002 07:30:16 -0800
>>We compare things to each other, and last time I checked, we were part of
>>the universe we inhabit.
>True. But we are not the universe, Just a small part. Of course, if you're
>saying anything a part does is done by the universe, you have a valid
>arguement. But I was looking at what separates us from the universe, so we
>would be talking about different things.
We are the part of the universe that, as a result of our recursive and self-referential complexity allowing emergent selves to reflect upon the data of their perceptions, can look at both ourselves and our environs - a rare attribute not shared by the lion's share of matter/energy existent in the cosmos.
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