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Raymond Blais

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Is our intelligence a continuous stream of connected photons and our human body just a focus point?

In that scenario the mind is real and most everything else is an illusion in which case anything that can be imaged is possible. So why not imagine a world with less destruction and violence from mankind.

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    Sep 15 2013: The world's visually impaired people will probably disagree with your connected photon theory of intelligence.
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      Sep 16 2013: The photon spectrum contains more than just light and color. It also contains radio waves. People who cannot see have a much greater perception of sound then people who can see.
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        Sep 16 2013: The eardrum is not excited by photons. The electro-magnetic energy must first be converted to physical vibrations which activate the hearing process. There is no connection between "connected photon streams" and intelligence.
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          Sep 16 2013: What if the eardrum is not real but something we imagine as a way to physically explain how we perceive sound in a physical world.
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        Sep 16 2013: RE: "What if the eardrum. . . " One thing you can not write-off to imagination is the intense, excruciating pain you will experience if your eardrum ever gets perforated. There is no connection between "connected photon streams" and intelligence.
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          Sep 16 2013: Could the pain be the eardrum signaling the mind that it needs attention.
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        Sep 16 2013: RE: : "Could the pain be. . . ". No. Pain is non-existent without the mind. The pain is the mind signaling the injured person to seek treatment. There is no connection between "connected photon streams" and intelligence.
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          Sep 17 2013: Within the spectrum of photons/light are radio waves. Photons have no physical properties. So could it not be that we perceive sounds via something we can imagine as being physical.
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        Sep 17 2013: RE: "Within the spectrum. . . " You ask, "could it not be. . . " An affirmative answer to a question so worded indicates: "Yes, it is possible that it could not be." One could also say: "It is not impossible for it to not be." It follows then that since it is possible, but not certain, for IT to not be, then IT could be. Since "IT" represents your assertion that the hearing process is based upon no physical sensations or vibrations but upon imaginary probabilities only, then the process could not be studied by the Scientific Method. Without empirical data no predictive experiment could be designed; no observation performed; no comparisons of data performed; and no conclusions reached. Epistemologically the world of imagining is invisible, immeasureable, and void of information. Imagine there being no justification to continue this line of investigation.

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