"The mind is a compact, multiply connected thought mass with internal connections of the most intimate kind. It grows continuously as new thought masses enter it, and this is the means by which it continues to develop."

Bernhard Riemann On Psychology and Metaphysics ca. 1860

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Saturday, March 19, 2016

The Mind Is Not a Computer

The incessant popularization of the dogma of so-called computer scientists and neuro-biologists alike that intelligence is just the product of electro-chemical signals is simply put insane. The wretched ontology of this is merely a "modernist" rehashing of the "school" of the British radical empiricism of Locke, et al. that Leibniz devastatingly refuted point by point in his wonderful expose New Essays on Human Understanding

The problem is that today's supposed "scientific method" is also based upon this sort of nominalist drivel. To hysterically believe that the uniquely human mind is merely an assorted aggregation of a computer-like code of ones and zeros is anathema to the rightful perspective of our qualitatively unique position in the ongoing composition of universal development. It is amazing frankly that given such an overarching debilitating and insidious epistemology controlling most academic institutions that we have yet to exterminate ourselves. 

Thus do higher institutions of learning produce labile donkeys as this excellent cartoon ironically lampoons. 

Goya: Asta Su Abelo

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