We would like to thank both Michael Murray and William Lane Craig for responding. For those of you who don’t have the time to watch all these videos, here is Craig’s claim as made in his debate with Dr Law:
Please note the complete lack of any caveats, of any maybes, or any hint that what Dr Craig is advancing is a controversial idea sourced from a non scientist (Michael Murray) writing in a paperback book, not a peer reviewed journal article. The audience is given the impression that these are recent finding of neuroscience and they are scientific facts.
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/self-awareness-with-a-simple-brain/?page=2 It is not a fact that consciousness is separated into three discrete categories, rather than being a continuum of experience. The evidence of emotional lives in animals suggests the latter.
For a discussion see here:
Lastly Murray’s response is in contradiction to WLC. To recap, Craig said: