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Date Posted: 07:59
Author: Eponymous
Subject: Re: No Brain = No Mind
In reply to: Anonymous 's message, "Re: No Brain = No Mind" on 07:58

I don't need to explicate the mechanism by which anesthesia suppresses conscious awareness. We just know that it does. We also know that other physical means can suppress consciousness, e.g., a well-aimed blow to the head. These brute facts are all my argument requires.

Of course, if you are curious about "fine details" regarding the necessary and sufficient physical conditions of consciousness, you can talk to your local neuroscientist. But those details are irrelevant to my argument.

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