Consciousness More Complicated, Diffuse Than Previously Thought

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Consciousness More Complicated, Diffuse Than Previously Thought

 

 

ScienceDaily (Aug. 22, 2012) — Ancient Greek philosophers considered the ability to "know thyself" as the pinnacle of humanity. Now, thousands of years later, neuroscientists are trying to decipher precisely how the human brain constructs our sense of self.

 

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120822181228.htm

 

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Fascinating.

Fascinating.

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Cool!

Cool!


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 Atheistextremist

 

Atheistextremist wrote:
……..Now, thousands of years later, neuroscientists are trying to decipher precisely how the human brain constructs our sense of self.

WHAT. THE. FUCK.  Scientists are always poking their noses in and messing with my deterministic heaven. I KNOW I’m entirely the result of my biochemistry and this is NOT an abstract philosophical argument through the backdoor or otherwise. Smiling
 

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