Category Archives: brain science
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With some software (HT/Matsby) I made a movie about not consciousness: Discuss.
Pondering on those who argue consciousness is purely a physical phenomenon one day, I designed a thought experiment, (but shortly found that it was an elaboration of a thought experiment, proposed by McGinn in 1999 (although I think mine carries … Continue reading
Flying Monkeys Illustrate the Evolution of Religion (as I win a bike race against an invisible rider)
To get at the possibility of the evolution of spirituality let’s take a diversion into current attempts by evolutionary biologists to explain the evolution of religion. Pascal Boyer speculates that religion arose as part of evolving human cognitive abilities. First, … Continue reading