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by mgjohnson2552
Sun Oct 10, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Survival value of Consciousness
Replies: 7
Views: 275

Re: Survival value of Consciousness

Have you read David Chalmer's paper on the "Hard Problem of Consciousness"? For any activity in consciousness (thoughts, feelings, perceptions, intentions, etc.), there is, in theory, a "neural correlate" in the "physical" substrate of the brain. There is no clear reaso...
by mgjohnson2552
Sat Aug 21, 2021 2:02 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Time, Timelessness, and Experience
Replies: 4
Views: 256

Re: Time, Timelessness, and Experience

I appreciate the replies. I did read the two essays linked by ScottRoberts. You may very well be right that "time" is one of those phenomenon that is ultimately beyond our comprehension as human beings. I also appreciated your point that, while change in the "world" may indeed be...
by mgjohnson2552
Wed Aug 18, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Time, Timelessness, and Experience
Replies: 4
Views: 256

Time, Timelessness, and Experience

My question is this: is “timeless experience” an oxymoron? I’ve recently been thinking (or rather, attempting to think) about the mystery of “time”. My intuition is that “time” and “consciousness” are inextricably related phenomena: you can't understand one without the other. In the course of thinki...