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Here’s an example of a “bad reasons” fallacy: I claim the Earth is a sphere since electricity is transmitted via copper (which IS a true premise, but it has nothing to do with supporting the desired conclusion, so it’d be a bad/invalid reason to accept it). Another subtler form of a bad reasons” fallacy would be if I claim the Earth is a sphere, since ...


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Doesn't it prove that [...] th[e]n we exist? The big issue here is that you have not defined "we". If "you" refers just to your thoughts, then 'you' exists, sure. The question of whether it is an illusion is orthogonal to whether it exists. Most people use "you" to refer to more than your thoughts; presumably you also have a ...


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Time on itself is an subjective experience, just a description for how we observe how the world around us changes. The reason we observe time as we know it, is because our neural networks have regression. That means that we can memorize things from the past, and use it now to our advantage. If we could not memorize or notice things from the past, we would ...


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