How do you tell your body what to do? You think it, and then it happens, right? Or put another way, your brain fires neurons in the correct sequence to result in your arm raising or your legs moving. But how do you tell your brain to do that? You ... don't, do you? It seems like there's an impassable gap between the mind's experiences and the body's physical form. The mind-body problem is a question at least as old as Socrates, and to be perfectly frank, we're probably not a whole lot closer to solving it than he was. But we've had a couple of millennia to come up with some pretty mind-blowing ideas about it.
A Dual to the Death
Mono a Mono
Written by Reuben Westmaas August 31, 2018
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