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Consciousness is what makes the mind-body problem really intractable.
The universe has become not only conscious and aware of itself but capable in some respects of choosing its path into the future—though all three, the consciousness, the knowledge, and the choice, are dispersed over a vast crowd of beings, acting both individually and collectively.
Without consciousness the mind-body problem would be much less interesting. With consciousness it seems hopeless.
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