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Darryl,

Descartes set out to study everything in a materialistic way, except he couldn't. In subsequent generations, scientists whittled down those spiritual leftover, until many thought they could do away with them altogether.

Based on your own demonstrations and scholarly reviews, you've stumbled into the very studies and experiences that are reviving the old Descartes, and rethinking consciousness--even as atheistic materialists try to bury him. In one recent BBC report on consciousness, they even went so far as to take their audience to his former gravesite:

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You've completely jumped the science in favor of a very broad, global,synthesis that puts you in a middle ground between some sort of Creationism and some undefined atheism: very similar to intelligent design.

This is the philosophical view I find least attractive, but it's philosophically defensible--and your explanations are rational. Just remember: there are two types of bad theories: those that explain too little--and those that explain too much.

Ray

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Parapsychology and wonderment 33228 Darryl Sloan 03-Jun-19 19:34
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 130 greengirl5 03-Jun-19 23:08
u-tube 117 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 03:54
Re: u-tube 113 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 06:17
Re: u-tube 118 Darryl Sloan 04-Jun-19 19:02
Re: u-tube 111 Darryl Sloan 04-Jun-19 18:58
Re: u-tube 91 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 22:29
Meaningful dreams 115 Darryl Sloan 04-Jun-19 18:47
Re: Meaningful dreams 93 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 22:46
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 112 Poster Boy 04-Jun-19 22:29
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 109 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 23:08
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 107 Eddie Larry 05-Jun-19 01:08
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 107 greengirl5 05-Jun-19 03:15
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 123 Eddie Larry 05-Jun-19 20:51
Who was Jesus? 123 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 11:27
Re: Who was Jesus? 105 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 14:37
Re: Who was Jesus? 119 Poster Boy 06-Jun-19 15:49
Re: Who was Jesus? 102 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 22:21
Re: Who was Jesus? 101 Poster Boy 06-Jun-19 23:06
Re: Who was Jesus? And who were the Mayans? 107 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 23:40
And who were the Mayans? 108 Poster Boy 07-Jun-19 15:41
Winter solstice 2012 94 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 22:40
Re: Winter solstice 2012 100 Poster Boy 07-Jun-19 23:21
Re: Winter solstice 2012 94 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 23:51
Re: Who was Jesus? 104 Darryl Sloan 08-Jun-19 20:16
Questions 108 drrayeye 08-Jun-19 20:47
Re: Questions 113 Darryl Sloan 10-Jun-19 19:02
Re: Questions and maybe some answers? 93 greengirl5 11-Jun-19 00:03
Re: Questions and maybe some answers? 101 Darryl Sloan 14-Jun-19 09:28
Good and evil 91 greengirl5 14-Jun-19 22:59
Re: Good and evil 86 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:19
Re: Questions 97 drrayeye 11-Jun-19 07:19
Re: Questions 91 Darryl Sloan 14-Jun-19 09:13
Scientists and Dualism 88 drrayeye 14-Jun-19 16:30
Re: Scientists and Dualism 94 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 12:03
Re: Scientists and Dualism 93 drrayeye 17-Jun-19 16:10
Re: Scientists and Dualism 97 Susan Doris 17-Jun-19 17:25
Consciousness and the perceptual environment 86 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 04:10
Re: Who was Jesus? 108 Poster Boy 08-Jun-19 21:11
Re: Who was Jesus? 101 Darryl Sloan 10-Jun-19 19:20
A scholarly alternative 105 drrayeye 07-Jun-19 06:46
Re: A scholarly alternative 104 Darryl Sloan 10-Jun-19 19:09
Re: A scholarly alternative 98 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 21:19
Re: A scholarly alternative 97 greengirl5 11-Jun-19 22:11
Re: A scholarly alternative 113 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 22:21
Re: A scholarly alternative 98 SandyJesse 15-Jun-19 05:14
Re: A scholarly alternative 88 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:23
Tiberius Julius Cotys Philocaesar Eusebes 94 Eddie Larry 17-Jun-19 22:32
Re: Tiberius Julius Cotys Philocaesar Eusebes 95 SandyJesse 18-Jun-19 02:56
Re: Tiberius Julius Cotys Philocaesar Eusebes 89 Eddie Larry 18-Jun-19 03:03
Re: A scholarly alternative 98 Darryl Sloan 13-Jun-19 11:58
Re: A scholarly alternative 107 Eddie Larry 13-Jun-19 14:04
Re: A scholarly alternative 91 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:28
Re: A scholarly alternative 95 Eddie Larry 17-Jun-19 13:08
Follow me - on Facebook....... 90 greengirl5 17-Jun-19 23:10
Re: Follow me - on Facebook....... 95 Eddie Larry 18-Jun-19 01:42
After the resurrection...... 91 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 06:02
Re: After the resurrection...... 87 Eddie Larry 18-Jun-19 13:32
Well said 92 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 04:38
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 107 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 10:05
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 100 Darryl Sloan 05-Jun-19 14:48
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 99 Poster Boy 05-Jun-19 15:37
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 96 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 10:55
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 96 Poster Boy 06-Jun-19 15:38
au contraire 123 drrayeye 04-Jun-19 23:15
Re: au contraire 103 Darryl Sloan 05-Jun-19 15:05
Re: au contraire 112 drrayeye 05-Jun-19 19:56
Re: au contraire 107 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 10:08
Re: au contraire 100 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 13:48
Re: au contraire 102 Poster Boy 06-Jun-19 15:31
Re: au contraire 102 drrayeye 06-Jun-19 16:11
Re: au contraire 107 Poster Boy 06-Jun-19 16:16
Consciousness 102 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 23:27
Our brains 100 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 00:56
Re: Consciousness 95 Darryl Sloan 13-Jun-19 11:50
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 112 Susan Doris 07-Jun-19 06:03
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 108 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 07:47
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 110 Susan Doris 07-Jun-19 07:53
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 110 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 23:59
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 111 Darryl Sloan 08-Jun-19 19:22
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 99 greengirl5 08-Jun-19 22:44
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 109 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 05:23
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 106 SandyJesse 09-Jun-19 06:24
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 102 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 07:19
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 102 greengirl5 09-Jun-19 09:12
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 101 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 10:03
There it is again 96 greengirl5 09-Jun-19 12:07
Re: There it is again 107 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 14:49
You know? 112 greengirl5 10-Jun-19 00:36
Re: You know? 99 Susan Doris 10-Jun-19 10:49
Re: You know? 99 greengirl5 10-Jun-19 13:47
Re: You know? 100 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 00:09
Re: You know? 89 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 21:43
Re: You know? 95 greengirl5 11-Jun-19 21:58
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 121 SandyJesse 10-Jun-19 06:38
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 121 greengirl5 10-Jun-19 09:48
How to make gold 114 greengirl5 15-Jun-19 07:47
Re: How to make gold 94 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:07
Re: How to make gold 115 Susan Doris 17-Jun-19 17:31
Re: How to make gold 90 Darryl Sloan 18-Jun-19 08:15
Re: How to make gold 94 Susan Doris 18-Jun-19 09:41
Re: How to make gold 97 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 13:10
Re: How to make gold 91 Susan Doris 18-Jun-19 13:37
Re: How to make gold 93 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 23:30
Re: How to make gold 90 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 18:09
Re: How to make gold 87 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 23:14
Re: How to make gold 84 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 11:44
The "para" is not going away, it is getting stronger. 89 greengirl5 20-Jun-19 23:32
Re: The "para" is not going away, it is getting stronger. 85 Susan Doris 21-Jun-19 09:43
Re: The "para" is not going away, it is getting stronger. 78 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 12:18
Re: How to make gold 93 Susan Doris 21-Jun-19 06:18
Re: How to make gold 82 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 12:14
Re: How to make gold 90 Susan Doris 21-Jun-19 14:42
Re: How to make gold 86 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 23:30
Re: How to make gold 85 Susan Doris 22-Jun-19 05:14
Re: How to make gold 79 greengirl5 22-Jun-19 06:26
Re: How to make gold 86 Susan Doris 22-Jun-19 07:04
Re: How to make gold 92 greengirl5 22-Jun-19 23:49
Re: How to make gold 78 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 18:25
defying naturalistic explanations 80 drrayeye 24-Jun-19 23:32
Re: defying naturalistic explanations 68 Darryl Sloan 26-Jun-19 21:09
Science vs. speculation 285 drrayeye 26-Jun-19 21:57
Re: How to make gold 76 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 05:57
Great advice to scientists! 82 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 07:24
Re: Great advice to scientists! 81 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 10:07
Re: Great advice to scientists! 89 greengirl5 26-Jun-19 00:25
a very creative scientist shares his insights 75 drrayeye 25-Jun-19 11:50
Re: a very creative scientist shares his insights 87 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 14:00
Re: How to make gold 77 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 18:09
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 88 rulebook54 24-Jun-19 22:35
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 91 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 00:31
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 81 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 06:05
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 77 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 07:11
Big consciousness, little consciousness. 85 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 02:37


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