Sane Ravings

Reflections on books, encounters and people

Knock, knock, knock, Are You a Brain In a Vat?

Even if we don’t live we will never come to know. Imagine an evil scientist. You are brought to his operation table. He hacks open the skull and eases out your brain without damaging a single cell. No issue as long as you remain unconscious, numb. After all it is only a scrap of imagination. Now the scientist carefully puts your brain into a vat of nutrients, so that the cells are happy and ticking. He connects all the nerve … Continue reading