When you look at microscopic pictures of neurons in the brain and telescopic pictures of the cosmic web there is a remarkable similarity which catches the eye. Astrophysicist Franco Vazza, along with a neuroscientist colleague of his, recently published an article in Nautil.us (July 2017) describing the strange similarities in the structure and complexity of the brain… Continue reading Brain Networks vs Galaxy Networks – More Evidence of Odd Similarities
Can You Know The Future? Scientific Evidence Confirms You Can!
Logical people and the scientific community have been scoffing at Psychics, Astrologers, Tarot readers, Palm readers and all other types of so called future seers, for quite some time now. As far as we know time only flows in one direction. It would be awesome however if we were able to know the future before it… Continue reading Can You Know The Future? Scientific Evidence Confirms You Can!
Do we even need our brains ? – Some Scientists aren’t so sure
Once during a discussion, a respectable someone (who I won’t name) suggested to me: “I believe the seat of the self is the heart. Not the brain!. I laugh at these scientific notions stating consciousness is in the brain. I believe in the future scientists will also accept the true seat of the self is in… Continue reading Do we even need our brains ? – Some Scientists aren’t so sure
Operant Learning Shows Bacteria can Imagine! – True or False
Is imagination necessary for operant learning? And if so are bacteria imagining! This question came from an interesting discussion I was recently having on selfawarepattern’s blog post regarding Consciousness and Panpsychism. The author says: “..Imagination is the fourth layer. It includes simulations of various sensory and action scenarios, including past or future ones. Imagination seems necessary for operant… Continue reading Operant Learning Shows Bacteria can Imagine! – True or False
8 Criticisms of Christof Koch’s Consciousness + Panpsychism
I’m watching a TEDx talk by Christof Koch ‘The Scientific Pursuit of Consciousness’. Christof Koch is a prominent Neuroscientist and says that since he was a child he had always thought that dogs have consciousness as they seem to display emotions such as hunger, anger, and anxiousness. Appalled by the Christian view that only humans have… Continue reading 8 Criticisms of Christof Koch’s Consciousness + Panpsychism
Panexperientialism Vs Panpsychism Vs Animism – Outlined in a Table
I have been doing some reading and research around these ideas and it seems that Panexperientialism is often confused with related ideas of Panpsychism and Animism that have been around for a long time. For the sake clarity I have attempted to summarize the differences in the table below (further explanations, especially with regards to Panexperientialism,… Continue reading Panexperientialism Vs Panpsychism Vs Animism – Outlined in a Table