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Compelling Questions 5

***Everything is in our minds. Everything within our experience is processed by the brain and then selectively uploaded to the conscious entity, such that perceptions and experiences bubble up to our awareness. How is this possible? What allows such interaction … Continue reading

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Compelling Questions 4

***Can consciousness be quantified? Do humans have “more” consciousness than other animals? ***Can consciousness be qualified? Do humans have a more intense feeling of consciousness than other animals? Is our experience sharper, deeper, brighter, better, or more meaningful? ***Can any … Continue reading

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Selfless Conundrum: Nonsensical Altruism

As we all know, quite a bit of emphasis is placed on the difference between the values of “selflessness” and “selfishness.” One almost gets the impression that everybody blindly accepts as supreme truth that some actions are “selfish” while others … Continue reading

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Compelling Questions 3

***Is prototransmutation really possible or not?  If it is, what does this mean?  If not, what does that mean? ***According to (my non-professional understanding of) theoretical physics, time is basically just an additional dimension—the fourth dimension—with some subtle alterations in … Continue reading

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The Limits and Fallacies of Perception

I once wrote these words: “The only world that we ever live in is our mental world, one could argue. The real world is not good and is not bad. It is irrelevant, I guess. All that matters is the … Continue reading

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Speculations on Consciousness 3

The two most important questions right now are: 1) Is the experience of consciousness physical? 2) Is the matrix of consciousness physical? I am inclined to believe that both answers are negative. However I cannot yet prove either. If the … Continue reading

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Speculations on Consciousness 2

Consciousness is clearly linked directly to the brain in some way. When you feel a physical sensation, such as a sudden pain from a needle prick, the neural signal is sent to the brain, where it is processed and interpreted. … Continue reading

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