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Modern physicalists generally do not argue any more that physicalism is actually monisitc. Here are three references published in the last two decades, that all agree that there are non-physical things in our universe: https://www.amazon.com/Physicalism-Problems-Philosophy-Daniel-Stoljar/dp/0415452627/ref=sr_1_1?crid=32B84H7IR1HAM&keywords=physicalism+...


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What do you mean by non-physical? What fundamentally can that even mean. I suggest it is an incoherent category, or at best a way of grouping and abstracting physical things to compare them, which intrinsically involves physical things. "A miracle is a violation of the laws of nature; and as a firm and unalterable experience has established these laws, ...


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Information itself is not physical. It is neither matter nor energy. Information is the configuration (order, shape) of physical matter or energy. A book is a physical object. The story it contains is information encoded in the shapes and the order of printed characters. A broadcast radio wave is physical energy. The program you receive is information ...


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Genetic information is a product of a mind. Information is purposeful - it conveys knowledge about or prescribes something meaningful, such as data, function, concept, or process It is prescriptive - it prescribes biological functions It prescribes organismal features, such as organs, their arrangement in a body plan, and their relationship to each other It ...


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