May 25, 2008

Quote of the Day

Here's a little food for thought:

"I believe that consciousness is on the point of disappearing altogether. It is the name of a nonentity and has no right to a place among first principles. Those who still cling to it are clinging to a mere echo. The faint rumor left behind by the disappearing soul upon the air of philosophy."
-William James from Does 'Consciousness' Exist?(1904)

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