Re: the silliness of such things as mental effects
From: Lester Zick (lesterDELzick_at_worldnet.att.net)
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2004 15:47:06 GMT
On Mon, 09 Aug 2004 20:02:18 GMT, patty <pattyNO@SPAMicyberspace.net>
in comp.ai.philosophy wrote:
>Patty's brain does her thinking, it is not done by some cultural myth.
>It is my writings here that are (or are not) effective in changing
So, why don't you study your hands? Their behavioral reinforcement is
obviously of much greater significance to your writing than your mind.
> I rather suspect that they have had no effect;
>obviously non on you.
Insightful truth always has an effect on me. Your blather doesn't.
> But even you can see how the writings of the
>elite of the EAB's have effected my writing. Perhaps that is the change
>that is concerning you. Well you are free to act upon me to reverse
Actually we were discussing your lack of a mind and whether that has
an impact on your writing. If you're not concerned with your lack of a
mind, then I certainly am not.
> For that to happen you will need to talk in a manner that
>makes sense to me. Saying things like: "P 'not not' is contradictory",
>when it is embedded in the language of logic that (not (not P)) = P, is
>not going to change my verbal behavior in the slightest.
So, you're suggesting I need to cowtow to your lack of a mind to
install elementary tautological inference? Not happening.
Regards - Lester