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Subject:  Re: Consciousness and its relationship to Evolut Date:  6/7/2001  4:20 PM
Author:  coolerthanranch Number:  1462 of 25813

I have read the Searle reference and have some comments. I think it is a great article and but in it Searle simply asserts that consciousness is caused by biological process in the brain. He says alot of people object to this statement. (At least I am not alone.) Searle says that he cannot describe how consciousness comes from biological processes but he says words to the effect

"We do not know how consciousness arises from biological processes, but we know that it does."

To motivate this assertion he points out that 100 years ago when bio