consciouness

14 posts

No, machines will never be conscious!

Are we closer to understanding the nature of consciousness than we were twenty years ago? Ever since Chalmers posed ‘the hard problem’ of consciousness, of why sentient organisms have subjective experiences, the debate has gone in circles. Papers on the subject variously conclude, There really is a hard problem, there […]

Glow Of The Mind

How Close is Science to Understanding Consciousness?

In a recent panel discussion hosted by Science and Non Duality (SAND), posted on youtube, several top scientists and explore their current understanding on the nature of consciousness. Participating were, Stuart R. Hameroff, MD, Director of the Center for Consciousness Studies Julia Mossbridge, Ph.D., Director of the Innovation lab at […]

How Private are our Thoughts?

The nature of the human biological field (Biofield) and its relationship to the Earth’s field is a rapidly developing area of neuroscience research. Several recent studies of Michael Persinger and others at Laurentian University indicate that our thoughts may not be all that private after all. That we share our […]

Shaping our Evolution

Taking up some themes in John Broomfield’s article, Chris Thomson proposes that consciousness is still evolving and needs to do so. He suggests that this will include the wider development of what he calls teleconsciousness and paraconsciousness, faculties that shamans had acquired already and which have by and large been […]