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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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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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Impossibility

Impossible is a relative term, like all terms. It is a necessary term because it allows us to assess and communicate the feasibility of something. Some things appear more plausible than others, and thus those things with the lowest relative … Continue reading

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Pseudoscience: Misunderstanding, Misrepresentation, Misattribution, Predisposition

There are a number of issues involving pseudoscience that I would like to bring to light, but first I must explicate my own understanding of pseudoscience and its ubiquity. It is common for people to call upon the name of … Continue reading

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Size Matters

Size Matters. I might have chosen a subtitle, something of the gist, “A Universe of Endless Possibilities,” which is, after all, the intended message of the post. But I wanted to relish the endless puns inherent in the chosen title. … Continue reading

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