A premise here is that abstract thought is a unique human endowment, so our colleague Wesley Smith will also find this of interest as a scientific test of human exceptionalism.
A reader asked whether this disproves the unity and freedom of the will. It appears that the patient wills two things simultaneously: getting dressed and getting undressed.
The failure to understand the gulf that separates humans from animals, and humans from machines, is a source of confusion to rival almost any other.
If I think about a particular thing — my cat Tabby, for example — my actual cat Tabby isn’t in my brain.
Tonight Stephen Meyer will be on Coast to Coast with George Noory. Dr. Meyer will be on from 11:00 pm to 2:00 am PT, and as an extra incentive for our readers who aren’t night owls, the show promises to “discuss recent discoveries in cell biology which support intelligent design and reveal that digital computers and living cells are operating on the same principles.” To find an affiliate station in your area and tune in, click here.