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Health & Happiness
Jan 4, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by Seeker3CO
To what extent do you let reason or logic make your decisions for you? To what extent do you allow your emotions to steer them? And please don't reference "common sense". It does not exist.
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Philosophy & Meaning
Oct 8, 2019Oct 2019

Posted by WeaZ
Is a sense of humor a byproduct of consciousness or something else entirely?
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Philosophy & Meaning
Oct 1, 2019Oct 2019

Posted by Grecio
POLLConscousness without a body?
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General & Hellos
Sep 30, 2019Sep 2019

Posted by Remiforce
IS STRING THEORY RELATED TO THE MUSIC OF THE SPHERES?
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General & Hellos
Sep 1, 2019Sep 2019

Posted by Remiforce
CONSCIENTIOUS & YOU-YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR AWARENESS What is consciousness? Some say it is awareness. It is a process or function of being. The questions arise--what is aware & what are they aware of. Awareness must have an object as well as a ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Mar 29, 2019Mar 2019

Posted by sydarthur7
I sometimes wonder how much more elevated my consciousness might be if I didn’t need to waste a significant chunk of my intellectual life exploring superstitious beliefs. Only to figure out for myself that it was all bullshit. Imagine launching ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Feb 14, 2019Feb 2019

Posted by hankster
I've been ruminating around on Consciousness this morning. I know, who hadn't been right? it occurs to me that it is the activity of awareness in it's context. as such, it is some form of matter and/or energy engaging with the universe. It, ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jan 24, 2019Jan 2019

Posted by sambathkumaar
POLLDoes free will exist for 'you'?
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jan 20, 2019Jan 2019

Posted by Benthoven
I lay outside on my back, one starry night. The clear night sky was filled with millions of stars and I saw above me a vast, eternal, Universe where I was certainly looking at other suns with their own solar systems. I saw a cosmos with resources ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jan 19, 2019Jan 2019

Posted by anonymous
Writing prompt
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jan 17, 2019Jan 2019

Posted by sammidenver
POLLCould 'consciousness' be considered a religion?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jan 10, 2019Jan 2019

Posted by Lilith
I remember being born. Tell me what you think about that please!
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Dec 12, 2018Dec 2018

Posted by johnprytz
The Simulation Hypothesis: Evidence from Mental States. There are many lines of evidence leading to the conclusion that we are just virtual reality beings 'living' in a computer programmed simulated universe. There is evidence from fine-tuning, from...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Nov 29, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by Benthoven
I wonder… is it possible that “Consciousness” is simply a brain disease?
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Silly, Random & Fun
Nov 20, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by Benthoven
I lay outside one night on my back. The clear sky was filled with millions of stars and I saw above me a vast, eternal, universe where I was certainly looking at other suns with their own solar systems. I saw a universe with resources beyond ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Nov 12, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by Benthoven
The instinct that pulls us toward art is the impulse to evolve, to learn, to heighten and elevate our consciousness. Steven Pressfield
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Silly, Random & Fun
Oct 14, 2018Oct 2018

Posted by WeaZ
I found a great dating advice book. Haha
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Philosophy & Meaning
Aug 8, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by chris5832
Where does consciousness come from?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jul 2, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by Devil
Which is the most empirically useful falsifiable theory of consciousness and why?
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Religion & Spirituality
Jun 20, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by HeyHiHullo
LINKConsciousness Quotient Institute — CQ-i
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jun 13, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by HermitVoyager
Consciousness is much more than the thorn, it is the dagger in the flesh. Emile M. Cioran
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General & Hellos
Jun 1, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by jules4169
Does a dog have a consciousness? Just reverse the spelling of the canine. The dog was whining it was from an abandoned dog shelter. It had developed a bond with my daughter who I rarely see except when she wants to use the gym in complex I live in....
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jun 1, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by GothRik
LINKSix reasons plants are cleverer than you think - BBC Radio 4
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Philosophy & Meaning
May 20, 2018May 2018

Posted by tsacrey
Does free will exist?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
May 15, 2018May 2018

Posted by Tomfoolery33
LINKWhat Is Consciousness?
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Philosophy & Meaning
May 9, 2018May 2018

Posted by StephenK
If everything is predetermined, would it change our behavior anyway?
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Philosophy & Meaning
Apr 24, 2018Apr 2018

Posted by ScottSignal
Despite my nihilistic leanings, I continue to be concerned with the question of an ultimate purpose of existence. Most religious/spiritual people posit theories like “God was lonely,” “the Universe wanted to experience itself,” etc., none of ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Apr 19, 2018Apr 2018

Posted by DJennings
Just out of curiosity, does anyone have any thoughts on quantum consciousness? I’m a skeptic of it but I find the concept extremely intriguing after reading some books by Michio Kaku.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Apr 4, 2018Apr 2018

Posted by sassygirl3869
Do we care enough to do somethIng?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Feb 8, 2018Feb 2018

Posted by RobCampbell
The Human Connectome Project
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General & Hellos
Feb 7, 2018Feb 2018

Posted by Leutrelle
I wonder where your conscientiousness goes when your are under anesthesia? I know when ever I have been under anesthesia I have no concept of time that passed, and often wonder if the procedure was performed. There is no memory of dreams or anything....
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Health & Happiness
Feb 2, 2018Feb 2018

Posted by Wildgreens
Immortality
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Religion & Spirituality
Jan 25, 2018Jan 2018

Posted by ErikGunderson
Can you "choose" to believe in something? Really? Seems to me that my religious friends and acquaintances have an emotional experience when they do religious things. They say they believe with their hearts, and I take them at their word. Thing is, ...
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Health & Happiness
Jan 21, 2018Jan 2018

Posted by Outsideit67
Things that make you go Hmmm.
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Philosophy & Meaning
Dec 31, 2017Dec 2017

Posted by LoreseV
What do you think God is? I am defining it (god) as whatever impetus began the zillions of computations that make and are still making the vast universe and everything in it both material and conscious. I understand this by the illustration of The ...
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Religion & Spirituality
Dec 31, 2017Dec 2017

Posted by 1Worldcit
While I certainly do not believe in any anthropomorphic notion of god, I believe that consciousness may be a third form of Being, like matter and energy. Sartre also believed this.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Dec 31, 2017Dec 2017

Posted by ripcurldane
When we die we are generally either burnt into a fine ash or we are buried and decompose. Either way our physical molecules are dispersed back into the universe to be recycled and resused to make something else. Our consciousness and self awareness ...
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Religion & Spirituality
Dec 29, 2017Dec 2017

Posted by RodneyHunter
The concept of a Supreme Being looks completely illogical to me. If God has always had unlimited knowledge, he has both infinite knowledge and zero experience of learning. In the words of Robot, from Lost in Space, 'that does not compute'. As far ...
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Philosophy & Meaning
Dec 28, 2017Dec 2017

Posted by RickTheChemist
Is consciousness the result of physical internal interactions of the brain or does the consciousness align itself with universal rules and forces?
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General & Hellos
Dec 28, 2017Dec 2017

Posted by noworry28
Let's say a time machine is invented and it can be used only one time per each individual. You can travel back in time and have your consciousness merge back with your younger self while retaining all of your knowledge and memory. -I saw it on a ...
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General & Hellos
Dec 23, 2017Dec 2017

Posted by Seminarian
Hello, First I need to let folks know that I am a seminary student at a post-modern spiritual/Christian ministry school. We believe that agnostics and atheists have a higher potential to reach the consciousness level that Jesus taught than most ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Dec 22, 2017Dec 2017

Posted by silvereyes
In your opinion, what is the most fascinating thing happening in the world of science right now?
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General & Hellos
Dec 20, 2017Dec 2017

Posted by Jarucker
Another long rant that popped in my head 25 minutes ago. Sorry I’m really stubborn. When someone offers me something, as far as money or advice, etc, I appreciate it and try my hardest to show them that I do appreciate their efforts. Although, at...
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Religion & Spirituality
Dec 18, 2017Dec 2017

Posted by trashcendence
The Techno-Libertarians Praying for Dystopia
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Dec 17, 2017Dec 2017

Posted by ksmartines
Do you have to be religious to believe in the soul?
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Philosophy & Meaning
Dec 15, 2017Dec 2017

Posted by silvereyes
POLLCan A.I. really become conscious?
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