• A system, as a watch, in order to be understood, must be decomposed/deconstructed in its constituents parts, the parts that can not be decomposed further. Let’s name these parts the elementary parts. Every elementary part has certain attributes and is in a certain relation with the other parts. The enunciation of these aspects would constitute the explanation, the explanation of how it works.
  • That is not the entire process… We need to rise the level of abstraction/interpretation gradually by grouping the parts strongly related, forming in a way, new, larger parts, with a different set of attributes, being in relation…

  • What a beautiful pattern this one haves. Why did it ended with this particular pattern inscribed and not with one other?
  • That is the result of evolution. Some butterflies had a particular pattern inscribed permitting them to not be seen by the attackers, to get lost among the flowers. Some other butterflies, having a different pattern, didn’t manage to camouflage themselves, getting eaten, not managing to reach the “replication chamber”.
  • So the others who managed to survive, managed to reach the “repl… chamber” as you call it, giving rise…

  • I think it’s safe to affirm that there is no such thing as a mental process without being accompanied by a physical one, thus we have a flag.
  • By physical process I expect you mean that something moves in our cranium, like an electron from one place to the other, every time you have a thought or make a decision.
  • Certainly. But my question is the fallowing: Is the physical process preceding the mental process, or the other way around…

  • So we evolved to the point where we have consciousness. Every member of our kind posses it, perhaps in various degrees.
  • In various degrees? That seems a bit exaggerated I must say, knowing in advance why you made this ironic assumption.
  • Most of those people are preoccupied with just their basic needs like security, an income, intimate relationships, friends…
  • That is correct, consciousness emerged from an evolutionary stand point for us to be able to adapt and react to the changing environment in order to survive. So this rudimentary behavior it is easily explainable.
  • But gladly, there are adverse, side…

  • We are constituted of moving minuscule particles, one of them said on the verge of losing her usual calm. All this particles, in a way, have predetermined trajectories.
  • That may be the case. These excruciating small particles, compose everything, including us. So our movement is predetermined by extension. We don’t have an option in moving either right or left; you just simply move.
  • This mishmash of particles that we are, (this temporary conglomerate); happening to move in tandem as one entity, labeled as being a someone.
  • Every position that…

Mihail Alexandrescu

Just expressing some whimsical ideas. Attention! The characters that will be presented are pure fiction and the conversations didn't take place.

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