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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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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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Speculations on Consciousness 1

In order to discuss consciousness I will make reference to certain key terms. First, the computer, which needs no explanation, and the “philosophical zombie,” which is exactly the same as a human but lacks conscious experience. The “brain” is the … Continue reading

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Compelling Questions 2

***What exactly is consciousness? How do we distinguish it? How does it arise? How is it created? How is it tied to the Physical? In the case of humans, how is consciousness related to the physical brain? How do we … Continue reading

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