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Is It Time to Give Up on Consciousness as ‘the Ghost in the Machine’?

By Peter Halligan and David A. Oakley — 2021

Science has not yet reached a consensus on the nature of consciousness–which has important implications for our belief in free will and our approach to the study of the human mind.

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An Introduction to Non-Duality

One of the most famous expressions of the concept of non-duality, the Heart Sutra is but one example of an idea that humans have alternately embraced and dismissed for millennia. What is non-duality, then, and why do we find it both unsettling and desirable?

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Largest Ever Psychedelics Study Maps Changes of Conscious Awareness to Neurotransmitter Systems

In the world’s largest study on psychedelics and the brain, a team of researchers from The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) and Department of Biomedical Engineering of McGill University, the Broad Institute at Harvard/MIT, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, and Mila—Quebec...

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Consciousness: Eight Questions Science Must Answer

The brain mechanisms of consciousness are being unravelled at a startling pace, with researchers focusing on eight key areas

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Nondual Realization and the Personal Self

Human beings have the innate potential for an advanced phase of spiritual maturity, in which we discover a more subtle, unified dimension of our being. In the Eastern spiritual literature, this discovery is called nondual realization, or enlightenment.

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An Introduction to Science and Spirituality

Taken for granted in Western culture for more than a hundred years, the dualistic view of the universe—the split between mind and matter, body and spirit, faith and reason, essentially between science and spirituality—is now being fundamentally questioned by Western science and religion alike.

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Spiritual Science: How a New Perspective on Consciousness Could Help us Understand Ourselves

It may be that the best way to understand the world is not through science or spirituality alone – but through an approach which combines them both.

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An Introduction to Conscious Evolution

How did we get here? Where are we going? How will we get there? As individuals and on the societal level, these questions are at the heart of the human condition. The answers can provide a road map for how we live our lives.

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What Happens if Your Mind Lives For Ever On the Internet?

It may be some way off, but mind uploading, the digital duplication of your mental essence, could expand human experience into a virtual afterlife.

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A New Theory Explains How Consciousness Evolved

Theories of consciousness come from religion, from philosophy, from cognitive science, but not so much from evolutionary biology.

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How Are The Mind & The Brain Different? A Neuroscientist Explains

So what exactly is the difference between the mind and the brain? Well, the mind is separate, yet inseparable from, the brain. The mind uses the brain, and the brain responds to the mind.

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