5heaps wrote:i doubt i need to tell you but apart from the factor of production/conditioning there is no "same law" to nama at all. for example there is no discernable physical characteristic to first person experience at all. correlating experience to physical change(s) is meaningful i suppose but its just in its infancy. materialism has been in fashion in the physcal sciences for like 400 years and its still as stupid as it was back then, its just that now we're really good at troubleshooting the body and collecting data.
they hope to explain the mind under the framework of materialism and so "good luck to them", but we'll be lucky if the species survives that long with all of the mental problems and mental rigidity such idol worship promotes. an introductory explanation on why materialism is commonly a type of idol worship
There may be problems with materialism, but it's not just a choice between materialism and substance dualism.