Do Perceptions Happen in Your Brain?

I have pointed out that many ordinary concepts in materialist neuroscience don’t hold up to scrutiny. You don’t store memories in your brain — you can’t store memories in your brain. Your mind isn’t a computer — in a very real sense it is anything but a computer. Your intellect and will are immaterial powers — they cannot be instantiated in matter at all. So here’s a question: Are there any other conventional materialist interpretations of neuroscience that are logically incoherent? Consider the belief that “perceptions happen in the brain.” First a little background. In the materialist view, there are two aspects to objects of perception: primary qualities and secondary qualities. Primary qualities, from the materialist perspective, are objective, and represent mathematically quantifiable properties such as mass, weight, dimension, location,…


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