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Spacetime Emergence, Panpsychism and the Nature of Consciousness

2018-08-09T07:08:49+00:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Uncategorized|

How does experience, which is so intimately tied to our perception of time and space, arise from timeless, non-spatial ingredients? Panpsychism holds that even the smallest layers of reality have experience. Fundamental particles have minute levels of consciousness, and in a watered-down sense, they are subjects of experience. When particles are in extremely sophisticated configurations,

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A Non-Gamer’s Guide to Fortnite, the Game

2018-07-28T06:25:19+00:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: Games, Uncategorized|

It distracted classrooms all spring and reached 40 million users last month, before most parents and teachers had any idea what it was. We’ll help you catch up.Source: A Non-Gamer’s Guide to Fortnite, the Game That Conquered All the Screens

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The Fight Against Russian Disinformation

2018-07-28T06:26:06+00:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Truth, Uncategorized|

The future of our democratic societies will depend on how well we navigate Russian disinformation and future threats of disinformation on the internet. via The Fight Against Russian Disinformation — Forbes Real Time

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Gaming disorder

2018-06-27T05:17:43+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Games, Mental Health, Uncategorized|

Mind Matters: Gaming disorder Aiken Standard Video game addiction now considered mental health condition WTXL ABC 27 Commentary: Why excessive gaming is a mental health condition Channel NewsAsia Full coverage Source: Mind Matters: Gaming disorder

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Could Multiple Personality Disorder Explain the Universe

2018-06-23T16:46:03+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Identity, Uncategorized|

A new paper argues that the condition now known as “Dissociative Identity Disorder” might help us understand the fundamental nature of reality -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Source: Could Multiple Personality Disorder Explain Life, the Universe and Everything?

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Doubting The Discourse

2018-06-23T16:36:48+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: As-If, Uncategorized|

The intentional fallacy, the author-function, the death of the author, the winking but desperate anxieties of postmodernism: That’s where we are now, in our discourse. We doubt each other by reflex. We doubt each other, in some ways, by design. Source: The Humans of The New York Times

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Life, Feeling, and the Making of Cultures By Antonio Damasio

2018-06-23T17:42:09+00:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Uncategorized|

Damasio thinks that the cognitive revolution of the last 40 years, which has yielded cognitive science, cognitive neuroscience and artificial intelligence, has been, in fact, too cognitive, too rationalist, and not concerned enough with the role that affect plays in the natural history of mind and culture. Standard stories of the evolution of human culture are framed

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FEED THE MACHINE

2018-06-17T17:06:54+00:00June 17th, 2018|Categories: News, Truth, Uncategorized|

Newsweek and the race to fill Google with suicide news www.theverge.com/2018/6/12/17448816/newsweek-anthony-bourdain-seo-headlines-suicide-contagion

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