Monthly Archives: February 2013

Consciousness Removed and Objective Reality

It’s often useful to identify the key properties of something by asking what we’d be left with if that thing were removed.  If consciousness were taken from the world, what would we be left with?  However a person answers this … Continue reading

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I Don’t Like These Drones

NBC news recently got a hold of a U.S. Justice Department memo revealing that the U.S. government feels it’s allowed to kill American citizens, without trial, without due process, secretly and without oversight.  They use a drone and bomb you … Continue reading

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The Neural Correlates Of Consciousness

In 2004, eight prominent neuroscientists wrote a paper on consciousness which began by stating, “We have no idea how consciousness emerges from the physical activity of the brain and we do not know whether consciousness can emerge from non-biological systems, … Continue reading

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The Elf Machine Dome

There’s several ways to go about studying the link between consciousness and brain activity.  You can, for instance, study patients who have suffered various forms of brain damage, examine what cognitive functions they’ve lost, and go from there.  However, I’ve … Continue reading

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