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Sun Oct 9, 2016, 02:53 PM

65. Honestly I didn't think it was even worthy of as much effort

I get that this makes perfect sense to you, and I'm still not claiming you are wrong, but I'll be damned if I can make heads or tails of it. You are making very abstract claims built on even more abstract claims and calling that "evidence". There's really nothing at all that's original about it. You can find the same basic reasoning in all sorts of religious philosophies, all of which have been challenged across literally multiple millennium, and yet still those who make such claims are no closer to presenting anything remotely resembling material evidence despite much better efforts.

I assume a conscious mind is natural. A conscious mind only being able to exist once would not be natural, if we judge the conscious mind like other natural events. That's how nature works, at least for those things that can be proven. A conscious mind has some difference than other natural processes that behave like they are natural - that is, events that happen with repeatable patterns. But from everything we know about nature, if consciousness is natural, then consciousness needs to act like it's natural and not have limits on how many times it can appear.

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