Re: Jaron Lanier

From: Perry E.Metzger (
Date: Sun Nov 30 2003 - 19:17:12 MST

"Mitchell Porter" <> writes:
>>The real value of what Lanier is saying is that he is "poking the bear".
> If and when someone finds macroscopic quantum coherence in
> the brain,

Quantum effects have at this point been largely ruled out as having
any impact on the function of the brain. See the excellent paper by
Max Tegmark on the subject:

> then there'll be a new interest in the metaphysics of mind.

As an aside, please don't misuse the word "metaphysics".


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