“The brain is not billions of little computers. It vastly exceeds the most powerful computers in efficiency but it is not directed to calculation as such.”
“There are no intellectual seizures, which is odd, given that large regions of the brain are presumed by neuroscientists to serve intellectual thought.”
Viewing the brain as a computer, for example, obscures many things about the brain and the mind that exceed computers, both quantitatively and qualitatively.
Peter Singer has argued that animals, like humans, deserve protection because of their ability to suffer.
It turned out last week that scientists have been wrong for 350 years about how sperm swim.