Colin Wilson is one of my favorite writers and “Super Consciousness” is a kind of “Super Consciousness for Dummies” approach to the subject. Let me quote a few excerpts: “A musician friend told me how he had returned home one day feeling weary, and had poured himself a large whisky and put on a record … Continue reading “Super Consciousness” by Colin Wilson; book review by Mike Zonta, H.W., M.
Illustration © Jaime Raposo 2019. To see more art, please visit jaimeraposo.com Paul Conrad Samuelsson takes the perspective of the computer for a change. Debate about cutting-edge technological advancements is philosophy à la mode. At the forefront is artificial intelligence, which looks set to become the greatest technological leap in history. No one can comprehend the extent … Continue reading Artificial Consciousness — Our Greatest Ethical Challenge
What if consciousness isn’t all about the brain? CHAIRMAN, OPENCOG FOUNDATION (bigthink.com) Ben Goertzel is CEO and chief scientist at SingularityNET, a project dedicated to creating benevolent decentralized artificial general intelligence. He is also chief scientist of financial prediction firm Aidyia Holdings and robotics firm Hanson Robotics; Chairman of AI software company Novamente LLC; Chairman of … Continue reading Consciousness, panpsychism, and AGI: What is it like to be a hat?
After Skool Published on Jul 10, 2018 What is death? Our materialist science reduces everything to matter, materialist science in the West says that we are just meat, we’re just our bodies. So when the brain is dead, that’s the end of consciousness, there is no life after death, there is no soul; we just … Continue reading The War on Consciousness – Graham Hancock
By Maria Popova (brainpickings.org) “Queer, in fact maddening, to think that ‘beauty’ in nature is for us alone: for the human eye alone. Without our consciousness it doesn’t exist,” Joyce Carol Oates wrote in her journal. “All of nature, all of the given ‘world,’ is in fact a work of art. Only the human consciousness can register it.” Four … Continue reading William James on Consciousness and the Four Features of Transcendent Experiences
Published on March 26, 2018 (linkedin.com) Deepak Chopra MD Founder, Chopra Foundation Although it takes place outside the headlines, even those that deal with science, a heated debate is occurring about mind and matter. On onside is a camp of so-called physicalists, formerly known as materialists, who hold fast to the assumption that any and … Continue reading “Science is Ready to Accept Consciousness” by Deepak Chopra
This Full Moon will pass through the Earth’s shadow and give us a total lunar Eclipse. The totality will last for approximately an hour and 15 minutes. The term Blue Moon just represents two Full Moons in one calendar month. It’s the first of two Blue Moons in 2018. This is also the third and last in a series of … Continue reading Leo Full Moon, Blue Moon, Supermoon, Lunar Eclipse, Jan. 31, at 5:26 am PST at 12 degrees
by Graham Hancock (Goodreads Author) Less than 50,000 years ago humans had no art, no religion, no sophisticated symbolism, no innovative thinking. Then, in a dramatic change, described by scientists as ‘the greatest riddle in human history’, all the skills & qualities that we value most highly in ourselves appeared already fully formed, as tho bestowed on … Continue reading Book: “Supernatural: Meetings With the Ancient Teachers of Mankind”
revolutionloveevolve Published on Mar 15, 2013 Re-uploaded as TED have decided to censor Graham and remove this video from the TEDx youtube channel. Follow this link for TED’s statement on the matter and Graham’s response: http://blog.ted.com/2013/03/14/open-f… If anyone would like to prepare a transcript or caption file in any language so non-English speakers can enjoy … Continue reading Graham Hancock – The War on Consciousness BANNED TED TALK
What is Consciousness? From the Material Brain to the Infinite Mind and Beyond by Ervin Laszlo A New Concept of Consciousness What is consciousness? What about the mind? If the world is vibration, is also mind and consciousness a form of vibration? Or on the contrary, are all vibrations, the observed world, a manifestation of mind … Continue reading What is Consciousness