Why can't we explain how matter generates consciousness? Maybe because matter is just an icon that points to a deeper reality...
In this conversation between Dr. Zubin Damania and Dr. Peter Attia, they discuss the theory of consciousness explored by Professor Donald Hoffman.
This is an excerpt from the full interview with Dr. Peter Attia on the ZDoggMD Incident Report podcast that can be found here: https://zdoggmd.com/incident-report-218/
Donald Hoffman has presented at several SAND conferences, here's a Q&A session with him exploring his theories of consciousness from SAND19: Portals Into the Realm of Consciousness
Vikram Zutshi In Conversation With Evan Thompson This article was first published at the Sutra Journal…
I am a body plus. A body plus trauma, plus illness, plus pollen, plus spores, plus caretakers and friends and loved ones and wild kin.
While constellations and the stories attached to them have obvious artistic and spiritual significance, they also represent an elegant and effective solution to the problem of understanding complex physical environments.
Cheese is not just a tasty snack — it’s an ecosystem. And the fungi and bacteria within that ecosystem play a big part in shaping the flavor and texture of the final product.
Which determines traits like sexual orientation, intelligence and behavior: genes or environment?
“Definitely these galaxies are a big deal, but it remains to be seen how exciting they will look in the context of a few months’ progress with JWST,” Carnall says. The best is yet to come.
The meaning of death and dying in a death-phobic culture and more on Sounds of SAND Episode 2
New research with MDMA could lead to deeper therapeutic uses of the drug
Exploring how the mind extends beyond the physical self.
So how does our brain create this illusion of stability?
the challenge of choosing deep-focus work and connection over superficial distraction and stimulation
explore psychedelics and their therapeutic uses in two entertaining and informative talks from SAND 18 and 19
For many people, psychedelic drugs are intimately connected to the 1960s American counterculture, with…
"Vision is an art, and nature an old master painter teaching us how to see the underlying reality of things to be — before they actually are. "
The complex behaviors may have a shared evolutionary origin
While scientists can anticipate how climate change will affect larger regions, predicting the fate of a given 100-acre forest plot can be trickier.
Every creature lives within its own sensory bubble, but only humans have the capacity to appreciate the experiences of other species. What we’ve learned is astounding.
Scientists are slowly understanding collaboration’s role in biology
Even with its explanatory power, Big Bang theory takes its place in a long line of myths.
In our common experience, you can't get something for nothing. In the quantum realm, something really can emerge from nothing.
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