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Comment on Does Consciousness Depend on the Brain?

BenRayfield Sat, Mar 19, 2011
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/materialism
1. preoccupation with or emphasis on material objects... (We're talking about definition 2)
2. the philosophical theory that regards matter and its motions as constituting the universe, and all phenomena, including those of mind, as due to material agencies.

Consciousness exists. We know that from experience. Combining that with definition 2, consciousness (and anything else that exists) must be made of matter, in the official definition of materialism.

To explain how consciousness is more general than brains, I gave some examples. Materialism does not require those things exist or not.