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Thought requires a body--not in the trivial sense that you need a physical brain to think with, but in the profound sense that the very structure of our thoughts comes from the nature of the body.

An assumption I disagree with. When I'm dreaming, I'm very body non-conscious. I'm not aware of my face, hands, legs etc. Although I do do (?) human like things and I'm always dealing with humans. Odd.

They tried to assimilate me. They failed.

by THE Twank (yatta blah blah @ blah.com) on Fri Aug 26th, 2011 at 07:53:09 AM EST
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An assumption I disagree with.

Which assumption?

It has been shown empirically that

I guess I really have to read the book myself (the one I've read is this one) to see what assumptions underlie the empirical tests and their interpretation...

Economics is politics by other means

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat Aug 27th, 2011 at 03:18:26 AM EST
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