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Sat May 10, 2014, 08:38 AM

9. That was just minor aside concerning Richard Dawsons' assumptions

 

about what in our genes makes our conscious-selves.

Richard Dawsons, and a very large percentage of people in this world, make the faith-based assumption that once a particular consciousness has existed once it can never exist again. Plus, more important to Richard Dawsons' main point, he makes the claim that the chances for a particular consciousness to even exist once is extremely low.

I don't think my consciousness existing at this moment is a far-fetched, nearly impossible (or impossible if you consider time is infinite), coincidence. My consciousness is the most important thing I have and I believe my consciousness came into being by a reasonably possible natural process.

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