On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 6:52 AM, Joe Niederberger <email@example.com>wrote:
> Kirby says: > >But neither of these insights ("the world is a machine", "the world is > not a machine") would be about "how it is really" so much as "how it seems > / feels to me" -- which is not to invalidate their importance. > > But I asked if you thought the mind was ultimately a machine. > > Cheers, > Joe N > > And I had already said:
I think the word "machine" becomes too metaphoric to serve in any kind of "literally true" proposition such as "the world is a machine".