From: Wayne E Baisley (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat May 13 2000 - 08:24:54 PDT
> > How would sentience be described by someone whose thought process is
> > a bit more eastern? (:
> Eastern sentience
Just so. The way I see it, Barry (a little Frank Zappa cultural
reference there), Westerners analyze consciousness on a more global view
and see that everyone, East and West, must have fundamentally the same
consciousness - the physics, chemistry, biology, et cetera, are all the
same; How could it be different? - but that there are significantly
different filters, especially cultural ones, by which we perceive
"reality". Eastern filters block out some of the view which captivates
Westerners. In some ways, the Eastern view is more existential than the
Q: Can you think outside the box?
E: The box is all. I am not the box.
W: How many boxes are there? Can I get one with chocolate?
A: We are Devo.
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