virus: Emergent materialism

joe dees (
Thu, 18 Feb 1999 17:51:11 -0500

At Thu, 18 Feb 1999 21:01:25 +0000, you wrote:
>In message <>, writes
>>In a message dated 2/18/99 8:37:57 AM Central Standard Time,
>>writes in response to Robin:
>><< BTW, this seems to be a common response on this list. If you don't agree
>> somebody, call their position a "semantics game". You aren't the first
>> to do so this week. Such an accusation makes it at least as possible that
>> didn't understand, or didn't want to understand, as that I was merely
>> a semantics game". Consider more possibilities.
>> -Jake>>
>>After looking back over this, I don't think this is what you were
>>doing. It just sounded a little similar to what Reed definitely was
>>and I was a little annoyed at that.
>OK, please ignore what I said about this in the one I just sent.
>>I still don't see that there is a
>>necessary distinction between a "material" and a "social" world view,
>>less inconsistencies between them.
>See my replies to both yourself and David.

The position that self-awareness may emerge from the complex patterns and interactions of matter and energy is known in philosophicals as emergent materialism. Joe E. Dees
Poet, Pagan, Philosopher

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