Daniel Dennett Interview

A curious interview popped up in my feed. This is Daniel Dennett, a professor at Tufts University and the kinder, gentler horseman. Here he is talking about consciousness and its implications for artificial intelligence, hitting on many of the themes he has in his lectures in recent years; Gaudi and the termite colony, the soul […]

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Where Purpose Comes From

This is an excerpt from a Christian radio show calledĀ Unbelievable hosted by Justin Brierley. The full 80-minute-plus discussion is also available. These snippets tend to be edited so as to give the Christian more speaking time. Daniel Dennett’s interlocutor, Keith Ward, is an idealist. Idealism is the backwards idea that consciousness creates reality, rather than […]

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