When I was in charge of the Emergency Room at Los Angeles County Hospital, I saw many instances of near-death trauma, yet there was little complaint about pain.
“There are no intellectual seizures, which is odd, given that large regions of the brain are presumed by neuroscientists to serve intellectual thought.”
“How many other scientific disciplines have utterly failed to explain the salient phenomenon of the system they study?” I can think of one.
As a young Muslim physician suggests, materialism asks us to deny the evidence of our near-universal, dualist experience.
Will robots ever experience empathy or other feelings, or develop a genuine sense of humor?