Originally Posted by cylon
possibility). I mean the other day my dad comes up to me and says, "I heard something strange on the radio, that reality is really only our perception"... my Dad doesn't say stuff like that. Come to think of it I wonder what Max would say about my Dad telling me this.
Well, I'll jump in here and give my ten cents worth
What actually happened was that you projected that thought onto him and he then simulated the thought. Now that makes it sound like he has no free will of his own and that he doesn't actually have his own thoughts.
From the SR POV that is exactly
what is happening, but to accept that you have to accept that technically, you don't have thoughts either, only consciousness has thoughts and human bodies (including your own) are just mechanisms for outputing those thoughts.