After briefly considering her options, Pris plunges her hand into a beaker of boiling water, retrieves an egg, tosses it to Sebastian, and then performs an elegant back-walkover. The entire scene takes only about a minute, but it contains a wealth of profound ideas, as well as puzzles.
Sebastian: Ah, I knew it! … Show me something.
Roy: Like what?
Sebastian: Like anything.
Roy: We’re not computers, Sebastian! We’re physical.
Pris: I think, Sebastian, therefore I am.
Roy: Very good Pris, now show him why.
KeywordsCausal Power Brain State Folk Psychology Material Thing Mere Computer
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