Sweet, weepy jesus…what a shame to see a good mind default to the dumest of human faults. With Sam Harris leading the charge with his plea that words/statements mean something, Coyne acts as Harris’ lap dog by hand waving and wanting to really, really propose that beliefs cause behaviors. The science says, at best beliefs are […]
Firstly, with no free will a medical fact, what ppl say prob has little, if any influence on what they do. Esp, when the statements involve magical beings, powers and beliefs, like a god, deamons, the tooth fairy. Our magical minds ‘say” we believe all sorts of silly stuff – mainly silly stuff. But human […]
Brains science, animal ethology and biology have proven our subjective sense of self and Felt experiences, including consciousness, decision making, values, thinking, deciding, etc are mere cultural constructs and myths. Yet, the Western value of the primacy of individual experience still dominates cultural and academic thinking are work.