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Posted by Sam Patterson on June 5, 2002 22:49:23 UTC

"I don't know how the universe started, nor why."

Ok. That makes sense.

"All it would prove is that my brain is being stimulated by a combination of visual, audial, and tactile sensations. It doesn't prove that you are an actual person. I could be dreaming. My brain could be floating in a tank somewhere. And you can't prove it's not. That's my point. You're looking for absolutes, which can never be found."

I bet you loved 'The Matrix'. So did I.

"At what point does a non-living object suddenly become living and acquire a soul?"

I think only humans have souls. My answer to what makes a think living or not is the search for food. I think if an organism searches for food or a way of life, it is alive. Rocks do not, bacteria do. Makes sense to me. How bout you?

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