Consciousness, Wisdom, and Self-Realization
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Alva Noe on consciousness. Why You Are Not Your Brain "You, your joys and your sorrows, your memories and your ambitions, your sense of personal identity and free will, are in fact no more than the behavior of a vast assembly of nerve cells and their associated molecules." — Francis Crick, nobel Prize-winning molecular biologist "The idea that we could think that the brain is not only part of the story, but the whole story, is, well, it is unfounded. Alva Noe on consciousness “You, your joys and
Connecting the science of mind, brain, and spirit with perspectives from the Institute of Noetic Sciences. As the legendary philosopher John Locke once said: “New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common.” What limits our desire and capacity to take in new ideas – even when we hold an intention to transform and grow? How can we shift a paradigm that we see as flawed and incomplete without understanding the barriers to changing our minds and behaviors?
Worldview transformation and the development of social consciousness
Toward Integral Consciousness
20th Anniversary The Tucson Conference April 21-26 2014 It was 20 years ago today........ CONFERENCE SCHEDULE - April 21-26, 2014 Center for Consciousness Studies . Tucson . Arizona
Consciousness / Philosophy
Figure 1: The Four Quadrants Of course people can differ about the details of such a diagram, and Figure 1 is not intended to be cast in stone. It is presented here as a reasonable summary that helps carry the present discussion. Likewise, each of the quadrants might more accurately be constructed as a branching tree, and not a simple straight line, indicating the rich variation within each grade and clade (each level and type). Each quadrant includes both hierarchies (or clear gradations) and heterarchies (or pluralistic and equivalent unfoldings within a given grade). ARTICLE: An Integral Theory of Consciousness
Alan Watts on Human Consciousness
THE THEORY OF "EVERYTHING"