"Don't expect definitions from N."
Ok, but I can't really say that I find this an admirable trait. How can we communicate effectively if we don't define what we are talking about? To me this is what philosophy is all about, definition. We disagree because our definitions of things differ.
"Ok, but much of this is a matter of style - he says much about consciousness and perhaps one could derive a definition from that."
The likely evolutionary path of the human race:
The future of Man
The 21st century needs its own philosophy; here it is: