[lbo-talk] A Crisis of Neo-liberalism or a Crisis of Captialism?" by Christopher Carrico

Julio Huato juliohuato at gmail.com
Wed Dec 14 08:15:12 PST 2011

Wojtek wrote:

> In other words, altering depictions of reality (ideas) do not
> produce any changes in the reality itself.

This Cartesian split is mystical or impossible. There is no way to alter an idea without altering the physical world. I thought you were rejecting Platonism, for which ideas don't need a physical world to exist. However, in this universe, when you change your mind, your brain circuitry and -- therefore -- your entire body (and, consequently, the physical world in which your body exists) also wind up altered.

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