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What is it like to be a BEE?

Christof Koch is a neuroscientist whos work is tied deeply to the task of finding the neurocorrolates of consciousness. That is, locating the parts of our brain that make us experience what it is like to be us. He proposes that consciousness arises out of complex interactions between neural networks andbelieves that the claustrum (one […]

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The location of our memory.

A fascinating article looking at research into the possibility that memories (and by inference, consciousness) are stored in areas of the body other than the brain. After giving examining examples of discordance between memory availability and brain functionality in directed worms and hibernating animals of the authors conclude that the “the mind […] is fluid […]

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Video: UAP interview with Ross Coulthart.

Ross Coulthart is an Australian journalist who has an interest in the topic of Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon (UAP). He has recently published a book called In Plain Sight: An Investigation into UFOs and Impossible Science (I have yet to read the book but will post a review as soon as I get around to it). […]

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“A tremendous mystery unfolds in front of our senses every waking hour of our lives; a mystery more profound, more tantalizing, more penetrating and urgent than any novel or thriller. This unfolding mystery is nature’s challenge to us. Are we paying enough attention to it?” 

― Bernardo Kastrup, More Than Allegory: On Religious Myth, Truth and Belief
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Near Death Experience. A philosophical inquiry.

If you are looking for a slow, deep dive into the topic of Near-Death Experiences, I can recommend this. Are Near-Death Experiences Veridical? A philosophical Inquiry. This is a Doctoral thesis submission by Monika J Mandoki. And it is a fascinating read linking together two topics I am very interested in, analytical idealism and Near-Death […]

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Physicists in glass houses.

Science is always quick to critique and subdue experiences and theories from the margins of parapsychology, pseudo-science, philosophy, and non-mainstream healing practices. Moreover, they are often particularly sensitive to have their own theories on Quantum Mechanics (QM) co-opted by these ‘other’ non-scientific tribes in speculations as to what exactly the heck is going on in […]

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