I came across a cartoon that reminded me of a short facebook dialogue I had with a friend.
I reproduce the dialogue and the cartoon:
Me: Daniel Dennett, a materialist, right?
Friend: … a brilliant observer and commentator on the nature of reality…
….Whatever you may think, you are material and its activities…
Me: Yep, yet a brilliant guy with sunglasses is stil a guy with sunglasses.
Friend: Yeah, that’s the eternal perspective thingy. I am aware of the material and it’s activities.
A week later I stumbled upon this cartoon: