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LATEST DIALOGUES A Conscious Cosmos by Peter Russell: Video

A Conscious Cosmos videoWe all know that we are aware. We couldn’t have an experience without being aware. But, despite appearances, we never experience the world directly – only the brain’s reconstruction of what is “out there.” We live in a virtual reality created by the brain.

But how do material processes in the brain give rise to something as immaterial as consciousness? And where do we draw the line between creatures that are conscious and those that aren’t?

The current scientific worldview assumes that the brain not only generates the picture of the world that we experience, but it also creates awareness itself.

An alternative assumption is that awareness goes all the way down the evolutionary tree.

This leads to the conclusion that the cosmos is a vast field of information that is also aware, a field of knowing knowing itself.

Short video summarizing Peter Russell’s latest ideas on why consciousness is fundamental to the cosmos.

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2 Responses to “A Conscious Cosmos by Peter Russell: Video”

  1. April 25, 2016 at 5:21 pm, Stuwbb said:

    Suggests that cosciousness is not a part of the brain, but that the mind/body. world is part of consciousness!!!

  2. April 26, 2016 at 11:49 am, mayagaia said:

    Cosmic Consciousness provides the observer for the modified Copenhagen Interpretation that can be refuted by the fact that no human consciousness existed during the 14 billion-year evolution of the quantum universe,

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