Ask A Genius 75 – The Soul and Consciousness (6)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 75 – The Soul and Consciousness (6) Scott Douglas Jacobsen and Rick Rosner January 31, 2017 Scott: By the way, any disclaimers? Some see these as the two most foundational and important ideas in their lives, secular or religious, e.g. in their tacit moral system such as Peter Singer’s (secular …

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Ask A Genius 74 – The Soul and Consciousness (5)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 74 – The Soul and Consciousness (5) Scott Douglas Jacobsen and Rick Rosner January 30, 2017 Scott: What are some common mistakes in attempts to define consciousness? Rick: Every time somebody tries to pin down consciousness, they are defining it and mistakes get built in. One mistake that I might …

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Ask A Genius 73 – The Soul and Consciousness (4)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 73 – The Soul and Consciousness (4) Scott Douglas Jacobsen and Rick Rosner January 29, 2017 Scott: As a materialist and an informationist, as defined earlier, nothing transcendent of space and time exists which could be called the soul. Rather, it is bound to the natural world. It is bound …

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Ask A Genius 72 – The Soul and Consciousness (3)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 72 – The Soul and Consciousness (3) Scott Douglas Jacobsen and Rick Rosner January 28, 2017 Scott: Is the soul a religious assumption? Rick: Not entirely, as time goes on, we become less religious as we find explanations that don’t require religion, but, even during the most religious times in …

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Ask A Genius 71 – The Soul and Consciousness (2)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 71 – The Soul and Consciousness (2) Scott Douglas Jacobsen and Rick Rosner January 27, 2017 Scott: I wanted to get something more from that. That is, the deep characteristics or the traits of an individual would be, as you define it, aspects of the soul or the soul as …

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Ask A Genius 70 – The Soul and Consciousness (1)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 70 – The Soul and Consciousness (1) Scott Douglas Jacobsen and Rick Rosner January 26, 2017 Scott: In general, what is the difference between the soul and consciousness, to you? Rick: Before we get to me, we should get to how those terms are really nebulous and have been subject …

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