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Do "I" exist?

I think therefore I am; or rather, I am currently thinking, therefore I currently am. But where does the “I” come from?

Much has been made of clinical cases where the self seems to malfunction spectacularly: like Cotard syndrome, whose victims believe they do not exist, even though they admit to having a life history; or “dissociative identity disorder,” where a single body seems to harbour multiple selves, each with its own name, memory, and voice.

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Artificial Intelligence

DKNY Features Real New Yorkers

There is a saying that New York isn’t just a city, but a state of mind. A new campaign from Donna Karan New York brings this saying to life, featuring real New Yorkers. 303 more words


Trailer Dissection: Doctor Who Series 8

So all the promotional material for the new series of Doctor Who has been released ahead of the series starting on the 23rd August. The teaser trailers and the full trailer are now available to see on Youtube after being shown on television and preparations are being made for the… 1,214 more words


Is Seth MacFarlane Transphobic?

“I can safely say that the transsexual community will be very, very happy with the “Quagmire” episode that we have coming up in a couple of months.   730 more words


The Los Angeles Times Highlights Misrepresentation

The Los Angeles Times recently posted a very important story titled, “In Nigeria, Backlash Against U.S. Firm Hired To Improve Image”. With American focus waning on the issue of inter-country terrorism within Nigeria, this story helps spotlight some of the critical aspects of African representation by Western companies. 80 more words


Things begin to speak by themselves

“But the miracle of concrete music, which I am trying to get across to my interlocutor, is that, in the course of experimentation, things begin to speak by themselves, as if they were bringing a message from a world unknown to us and outside us. 134 more words