--this is Nick Bostrom's take on Hans Moravic on Rene Descartes "it's just a simulation anyway!" thoughts.
That is, SECOND leading cause of death (just). CDC reports for 2010 in the US:
Heart disease: 597,689
Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 138,080
Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 129,476
Accidents (unintentional injuries): 120,859
Alzheimer's disease: 83,494
Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis: 50,476
Influenza and Pneumonia: 50,097
Intentional self-harm (suicide): 38,364
Thanks Jim--I guess we should be grateful they didn't change the name of Union to Kelsey! Can you pls. reference the Alta California newspaper article for me.
Should be 1150 to 1320 CE, of course!
Sorry, not coffee, Humboldt Mud. But hey, name your price.
Modern? Hameroff's microtubule-consciousness has been around since at least 1987, as elusive as ever...
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