Saturday, November 28, 2009

“Virtually nothing is known about the functioning microcircuitry of the brain. The existence of subjective first-person experience is not explainable by science.”
Steven Pinker, “How the mind Works,” 184.

Nevertheless in the absence of any evidence whatsoever, in the absence of anything but speculation, atheists are adamant that unconscious life sans direction can transform itself into conscious life.

3 comments:

Gorth Satana said...

What are the next three sentences of that quote?

Chris Mackey said...

Nevertheless in the absence of any evidence whatsoever, in the absence of anything but speculation, Christians are adamant that a magical invisible man lives in the sky and created the universe just for them!

(There - that was just as substantive as Mak's post)

Makarios said...

"unconscious life sans direction can transform itself into conscious life."

I you saying that you DON'T believve this happened?