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The immaterial mind must exist

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posted on Mar, 18 2019 @ 12:17 PM
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That's a nice little story.

Hope it makes you feel better.




posted on Mar, 18 2019 @ 01:45 PM
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a reply to: r0xor

You talk to yourself and debate in your own head, and sometimes thoughts pop in that seem alien..... I thought all that was normal.



posted on Mar, 18 2019 @ 04:41 PM
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a reply to: neoholographic

The interesting thing here is that you talk like a purely material mind makes no sense, then talk like an immaterial external cloud mind makes perfect sense. Consciousness is indeed a vast mystery but I feel this tone like you are claiming to know exactly what it is and how it works. Can you maybe explain this spirit mind in a way that doesn't raise more questions than answers?



posted on Mar, 18 2019 @ 11:22 PM
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a reply to: TzarChasm

The main question from the material perspective is what elicits neuronal firing. It's a never ending question. Yeah membrane depolarization causes the neuron to fire, which is caused by ion pumps, which is triggered by biochemical receptors, which was caused by the prior neuron firing, but what causes that? What is the initial impetus? When addressing the brain you can never get to a root material cause of thoughts. Instead, the brain works much like a computer that requires a user. The user being the immaterial mind.

Through meditation (the silencing of neural stimuli), among other methods, the immaterial mind can be confronted.



posted on Mar, 19 2019 @ 05:52 AM
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a reply to: cooperton

Computers are robots. Humans are not. We can formulate and rationalize abstract concepts. Computers cannot. At best, they imitate our organic software. But our software is a little more complicated than a string of yes and no that responds to predesignated triggers hardcoded by an external engineer.




 
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