Re: No More Searle Please

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Thu Jan 19 2006 - 14:34:52 MST

At 01:10 PM 1/19/2006 -0800, Robin wrote:

>Good fucking god.
>Searle's an asshat who apparently believes that because our neurons
>don't understand Chinese, we're not concious. Can we *please* stop
>talking about him?

Good fucking god, indeed. John Clark pointed out in two superbly clear
sentences yesterday the stupidity of Searle's misunderstanding, as I had
done at rather greater and more ponderous length of little earlier, and as
everyone who read Hofstadter should have understood decades ago. Seeing
this kind of clueless gibberish on SL4 is dismaying.

Damien Broderick

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