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    This would prevent humans from ever gaining absolute knowledge.
    Who would know that...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Speakpigeon View Post
    This would prevent humans from ever gaining absolute knowledge.
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    There was a question before that statement removed from all context.

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    Quote Originally Posted by untermensche View Post
    The question is: Is there any functional component smaller than a human can perceive or break apart with collisions?
    Is there any FC larger than a human can perceive or that they cannot break apart to detect?

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    The mind is singular. It is not part of some greater whole.

    There is no FC larger than the mind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by untermensche View Post
    The mind is singular. It is not part of some greater whole.

    There is no FC larger than the mind.
    Spacetime?

    Some people divide consciousness of qualia from the mind, thinking of the "mind" as the rational component of consciousness.

    Do you refer to the whole consciousness when you say there is no FC larger than the mind? How do you know the size of the mind?

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    I am saying the mind is a singular functional component.

    A single mind experiences all things.

    And the mind is not part of some larger entity.

    So there is no FC larger than it.

    How big is the mind?

    Limitless.

    Do you know of any limit?

    We know there will never be a completed infinity but there is no limit to the number of possible thoughts or experiences.

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    Limitless except for the thoughts others minds create of which you are only dimly aware of not at all aware and have not been had yet on this pin point somewhere out in the hinterlands of the universe, if there is only hone universe, among the material we know about and of which we suspect might, but, don't know be there .....

    Somewhere a dim bulb is out shinning you.

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    That gibberish is incoherent.

    I have never claimed every mind is the same thing.

    Some things are beyond some minds.

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    Not limitless then is it.

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    The limitless nature of the mind is in what it could experience and produce.

    But of course time and degeneration are limiting factors for every individual mind.

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