Archive for July 2014

Youse pays your money and youse makes your choices when it comes to The Ghost In the Machine

It’s time, I think, for us to revisit the idea of The Ghost in the Machine. To get a firsthand sense of what this widespread dogma that colors so many of our assumptions about ourselves, our perceptions and our decision-making is about, you and I must visit the Great Swami, renowned reader of minds. First [...]

ONE OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THINKING LIKE A DOLPHIN IS GETTING USED TO THE FACT THAT WE ARE ALL MEATHEADS!

Perhaps when it comes to helping us understanding how our custard-like brain works, how mind and brain relate, what an odd phenomenon consciousness is and so forth, the brain is just being shrewd . . . crazy like a fox . . . intuitively sensing just how bizarre this whole subject actually is. To my [...]

REVISITING DR. CLARE GRAVES’ VIEWS ON WHAT CHANGES WHEN A HUMAN IS ABLE TO MAKE THE LEAP!

As readers of this blog, readers of my books, participants in any workshop longer than 30 minutes that I’ve designed and anyone who has ever asked me who the most seminal influencers of my career have been know, I have an outsized regard for the intellectual skills of a most remarkable, if often underappreciated, researcher [...]