Tags » Unconscious

Underground

I’m a vein of flickering ore
woven through undisturbed rock,
a compacted silence.
I’m the tunnel winding past,
an opening pulled from one darkness
to another, in a line, and a walker… 641 more words

Poetry

Is Consciousness Required for Discrimination?

In their book A Universe of Consciousness, Edelman and Tononi use the example of a photodiode discriminating light to illustrate the problem of consciousness:

Consider a simple physical device, such as a photodiode, that can differentiate between light and dark and provide an audible output.

569 more words
Philosophy

PARLEZ-VOUS EN DORMANT?

Voulez vous savoir çe que vous dites?
Contactez moi!

JE SUIS À LA RECHERCHE DES GENS QUI PARLENT PENDANT LEUR SOMMEIL
et qui vivent à Paris (ou en banlieue), pour une nouvelle oeuvre d’art. 319 more words

Art Contemporain

Young man running errand ends up crushed to death in Bronx elevator shaft

BRONX (PIX11) — Investigators are trying to figure out how a young man who had run out to buy cigarettes ended up crushed to death between an elevator car and the shaft wall Monday morning. 271 more words

News

Asking myself the right questions

Too often I have allowed myself to become distracted by other people’s causes, concerns, issues, problems, and agendas. Distracted. I don’t mean I don’t know how to say “no” and end up agreeing to a bunch of obligations I don’t want. 345 more words

People/Relationships

Native Wisdom Part 1: If you do something long enough, you must like it

My Father used to say, “If you do something long enough, you must like it.” These were wise words from a part Cherokee truck driver, born in the hollers of Western North Carolina. 676 more words

Psychology

Thoughts - the Building Blocks of our life!

Our thoughts build our personality, character and lives. Our thoughts determine what we are and what we will be in future. Many do not understand the seriousness of this concept, as we live in an era where proof is required before acceptance. 488 more words

Thoughts