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142594[evol-psych] Re: Life after death: Dr Stuart Hameroff

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  • hibbsa
    Nov 4, 2012
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      When eminent scientists reach a certain age and stage, they do us all a
      favour by offering speculations on those matters that - rationally or
      not - go to the heart of what most humans now and who have ever lived,
      look at the sky and wonder about.


      --- In evolutionary-psychology@yahoogroups.com, Wade <wmaillist@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Yes Penrose does have some flaky views on a variety of subjects but I
      > think it's a massive distortion of his position to suggest he believes
      > anything quite this silly.
      >
      > Don is quite right to reference Hume on this point. Hume's clarity of
      > thought is quite breathtaking. For a lad of 16 to start a work, The
      > Treatise that 10 years later had provided the foundation of modern
      thinking
      > on so many areas of human understanding is truly astonishing. One can
      > clearly see the influence of Hume in the writings of some of the most
      clear
      > and perceptive modern thinkers such as Dawkins and Dennett.
      >
      > Wade
      >
      > On 3 November 2012 23:40, Don Zimmerman dwzimm@... wrote:
      >
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