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Can we trust our Moral Intuitions?
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RE: Can we trust our Moral Intuitions?
(November 6, 2021 at 7:29 am)Alan V Wrote: ...
Back in September, I marked one post in the Consciousness discussion at the Atheist Discussion forum for your notice:

https://atheistdiscussion.org/forums/sho...#pid316300
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Seems I've been negligent in my duties. I'll get on to it. Great
The PURPOSE of life is to replicate our DNA ................. (from Darwin)
The MEANING of life is the experience of living ... (from Frank Herbert)
The VALUE of life is the legacy we leave behind ..... (from observation)
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RE: Can we trust our Moral Intuitions?
@Alan V

I'm ok with that piece.

To be picky ... data processing doesn't require a brain per se. But yeah, it helps. Maybe information processing does but that depends on definitions.
The PURPOSE of life is to replicate our DNA ................. (from Darwin)
The MEANING of life is the experience of living ... (from Frank Herbert)
The VALUE of life is the legacy we leave behind ..... (from observation)
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RE: Can we trust our Moral Intuitions?
(November 7, 2021 at 6:00 am)DLJ Wrote: @Alan V

I'm ok with that piece.  

To be picky ... data processing doesn't require a brain per se.  But yeah, it helps.   Maybe information processing does but that depends on definitions.

Yeah, although Dr. Hobson is insightful about a wide range of issues, he does get some big ones wrong.  Part of the reason I'm reviewing his books is that I want to clarify those kinds of issues.
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