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Conceiving the mind and life – “amazement”, the ‘association-centered point of view’, and the enigma of explaining life

Once I was watching a small insect fly about and was amazed that its small neural mass could do such a thing, almost as if it were a miracle.  But, as I looked about I saw many insects flying and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how consciousness takes a lot of our energy

I have always felt that being conscious takes a lot of energy out of us.  By this, I mean that being conscious is exhausting and wears us down.  In many ways, our consciousness is as worn down by life as … Continue reading

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