Quick Thought

This is mostly in response to a particular brand of materialism named eliminativism, which posits that no conscious states exist at all. The only reason for this stance that I can come up with is: the success of the sciences seems sound, and there is seemingly nowhere in these theories for subjective, conscious experiences to reside. Therefore, there is no subjective, conscious experience.

To this, I ask: Do we let our existing theories dictate reality, or do we let reality dictate revisions of those theories?


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