Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Philosophy Wire: Brain neurons change and are unique. So what makes us… us?

4FF30F80515CBBA169D3D5550AFC62B2Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2011-11-01]: Scientists found out (in yet another study – see also this Philosophy Wire and here) that the DNA of brain neurons changes constantly and thus results in every neuron being actually unique [source: web news]. If our brain cells change, then what makes us who we are? What constitutes our… “self” if we are composed only of matter and this matter changes second by second? The old materialistic model is by far surpassed by the data and new holistic theories will come into place…

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