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Response to cbayer (Reply #16)

Sat May 10, 2014, 02:37 PM

22. Based on the fact that ones consciousness diminishes or dies from brain damage

 

that would strongly indicate that consciousness is a natural process of the brain.

Even though we really have no idea how a physical brain can make consciousness, consciousness does strongly influence the operations of our brains. The brain works through an electrochemical process, so it seems very likely that evolution evolved consciousness to work through an electrochemical process.

You do understand my point concerning the multiverse

In Big Bang Inflation Theory, as I understand it, well before the first second of our Universe was over, the Universe greatly expanded such that most of the Universe then would permanently remain beyond our visible horizon. What we see in our Universe is an unknown tiny fraction of the whole. It is a very big world out there. That greatly increases the odds of each of us existing at least once.

Plus, the same physics that created our Universe very likely created many more. As Neil degrasse Tyson says: nature doesn't make things in ones, meaning there are likely many universes beyond our own. That should also apply to my consciousness. Why should nature only be able to create my consciousness one time.

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