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Brute emergence, or strong emergentism is the anti-scientific theory that things are capable of having properties that aren't built out of the properties of the building blocks they are made out of. The other form of emergence, known as weak emergence is compatible with what we know about science, because many things can have properties at a macro scale that are meaningless at a mini-scale, but that you can extrapolate how they would act when put together. For instance, one water molecule is not properly defined as a fluid when sitting by itself, but it has the properties that are called fluid when a lot of them are put together to react. Etc etc. Most people don't think about this day to day, but are fine with the idea once having it explained to them for the most part.

However, it seems like there's one obvious exception that atheists are almost as likely to demand be treated as an exception as religious people are. And that's consciousness. Despite being okay with recognizing strong emergence as non scientific in other areas, suddenly they are okay wiggling and skirting around the fact that many of them think consciousness simply comes into existence out of nowhere at specific times, rather than being an abstract universal property of the world in general that simply manifests in more visible ways at times. And will actively shy away from having to admit that abstract latent conscious properties would have to be immanent in the physical world as a whole in all matter in less visible ways to make sense of its presence scientifically. In other words, its more obvious appearance being a case of weak emergence, rather than strong emergence.

The exception, or "strong emergence" as it is called has another historical name. That name being "magic." What's more, if you accept that things can generate properties that aren't built out of their building blocks, its inconsistent to not accept this as a viable explanation at other times. Since it would be rather bizarre if this happened in only exactly one type of case in all the universe. (To say nothing about the fact that if the properties aren't part of matter itself, its unclear where it even comes from.)



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Well, I guess this is where I'll put my more important book-related things. For the time being, they'll be divided by chapter names, or whatever; since the whole thing doesn't have a title yet. Also, some of them are kind of like drafts. I'll fix them once I'm actually good at writing.…

Note. This is all in the order it's supposed to come in. However, there are obviously big gaps in-between, for parts that haven't been written yet.


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EnuoCale Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
 was trying to see if I could find a way to send my own affiliation request. Since the one sent to us claims it needs three votes, and I'm pretty sure that there aren't three active moderators anymore. I could if you make them able to be sent to you and then tell me.
Malintra-Shadowmoon Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I have already received affiliation requests, so I know that it will work when you send one own to my group.
I would be very glad about it :)
EnuoCale Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
If you want to know the secret to making a big group, you have to go to the members list of other groups you'd think the type of people in would join and send invites to as many of them as you can. Once you max out invites, wait a few days before deleting those ones and replacing them with new invites.
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AQart2 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013  Professional General Artist
Hey thanks for tha fave bro;)
venuslove Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013

Hello thar! I see you are an eternal darkness fan, did you know that a sequel is being made via kickstarter if it gets enough pledges…


david haytar (Meta; Gear's solid snake) is voicing the main character, it looks awesome!

EnuoCale Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
It's a spiritual successor, not a sequel. Which is close. :C but now I'll never know all about yellow.
venuslove Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013

I think yellow may be making an appearance :lol: After seeing the God wheel...


Ah yeah, I never got the term spiritual successor...all I know is that it is in the same setting and other dimensions may be involved...and some interesting stuff has been revealed in the forum. Hope to see you there btw. :)

Pixx-73 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the fav. :thanks:
ArtByCher Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013   Traditional Artist
Thank you for the fav :)
OnurKorpeoglu Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013   Photographer
Many thanks for the favourite (=
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