[Wittrs] Re: Dualism Cooties: Ontologically Basic Ambiguity

  • From: "iro3isdx" <xznwrjnk-evca@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: wittrsamr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2010 15:04:58 -0000

--- In Wittrs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "SWM" <SWMirsky@...> wrote:


> An ontological basic is just whatever is bottom line in a causal
> way, i.e., that which is responsible for something else.

Have you considered the possibility that there is nothing that is
ontologically basic?


> The universe is very diverse but all that diversity is associated
> with what we call "physical" (either because it is made up of it
> or manifests it, etc.).

The trouble is, that we don't really know what we mean by "physical".
It is a shifting target.

Regards,
Neil

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