Originally posted by Jezus
Originally posted by Mindpeace
Perhaps the “brain” is a seemingly physical branch on the tree of the mind and, after all is said and done, maybe the physical brain is nothing
more than the interface the mind uses to interact with the reality it perceives.
This topic is interesting philosophically but I think that it has already be proven scientifically.
The brain is nothing but a series of chemicals reactions to synthesize the information received from the body.
However, nothing about our understanding of the brain suggests it is able to "feel" it's own message.
The very nature of consciousness itself proves that a nonphysical piece (soul/mind/energy) is required for emotion,thought, and feelings to even
Another Hello Jezus.
As always, interesting thoughts and they are greatly appreciated. Much food for thought.
…p r o o f…
For me, the probable source of understanding/misunderstanding are words, terms and their personally accepted “value”. Since these concepts
(words, terms) are most probably mere conveyors of information and NOT the information itself (a premise I personally accept as probably “true”),
then it seems to me that all sorts of “additives” are consciously/unconsciously included in the shipment when interacting with others.
So someone please attach a personal meaning to the concept identified as “proof”. A few of the possibilities:
Is “proof” definitive Individual acceptance of a given concept’s validity as it relates to…whatever?
What role do the emotions play in determining “proof”?
What role does intellect play in determining “proof”?
What role does personal philosophy play in determining "proof"?
Is “proof” representative of discovery or contrivance?
Does an Individual’s chosen approach to life determine the method of formulating [acceptable] proof (religion, science, philosophy, none of these,
Are “proof” and “truth” synonymous and interchangeable?
Although we can define and categorize our Individual and shared “reality” ad infinitum, where does the significance of “proof” ultimately
Is all of this merely bull_sh*t and we, after all is said and done, are simply moving it around with our ethereal shovels...rendering life and
existence absolutely meaningless?
As I mentioned above, “Much food for thought”; though I’m running a bit short on Prilosec at the moment.
Thanks for listening.
edit on 1-12-2010 by Mindpeace because: (no reason given)