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What are our minds? Are they ephemeral clouds created by energies produced by physical brains which are controlling all sensations?

What are our minds? Are they ephemeral “clouds”
created by some energies produced by physical brains which are controlling all our sensations and thinking?

Or are our minds sophisticated masters developing playhouses of our unique realities and therefore allowing us to see our universes, trees, water, bodies and brains with neurons, as well as our dreams, that are coming out of fantastic landscapes of deep subconsciousness?

Is a mind an ingenious Producer of everything we can observe, measure and touch?

How other living creatures with no brains can sense and communicate? Do they need those minds?

From Heraclitus' Flux and Protagoras' Limitaions of perceptions, to Berkeley and Kant, and then to Maurice Merleau-Ponty and W. Heisenberg we learn how very illusive and deceiving our perception of sight may be.

Also lets remember - no researcher, scientist or butcher has ever seen any image or thought in someone's brain.

What shall we research within ourselves looking for great discoveries?

What is something so absolutely ironic that persistently leads many postmodern mundane, and scientific minds back to 19th-century "mechanical materialism" - matter as random molecules interacting per the laws of mechanics ?

This still popular mentality fits the solution that Lenin and Engels proposed as "dialectical materialism”. This mentality, called in philosophy the "vulgar materialism”, and expressed in this statement:

"the brain secretes thought in the same way as the liver secretes bile"


Well, the neuroscientists, for example, did not go anywhere from that statement.

CAN YOU COME UP WITH SOMETHING MORE INTELLIGENT, OR AT LEAST MORE CREATIVE OR FUN?

THANK YOU!

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  • Feb 25 2014: Our minds are organs that allow us to build pictures of the external environment, ourselves and possibilities so that we can self-perpetuate so that we can self -replicate.
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      Mar 1 2014: Rodrigo,

      What you're saying is a little crazy for our age of quantum physics.

      It's like repeating the old materialistic statement:

      "the brain secretes thought in the same way as the liver secretes bile"

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      Rodrogo, Minds are not "organs" in the first place - they cannot be seen under any microscopes or dissected.

      Maybe you mean "Brains"? But we are talking about sensing and describing minds, which do effect our brains and bodies.

      What do you mean by saying "we can self-perpetuate so that we can self -replicate"?

      Thank you for your contribution!

      I have any right to change your mind but just want to understand where you're standing.

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