Our Mysterious Existence; Is the Universe a Conscious Mind?
Phlip Goff Aeon In the past 40 or so years, a strange fact about our Universe gradually made itself known to scientists: the laws of physics, and the initial conditions of our Universe, are fine-tuned for the possibility of life. It turns out that, for life to be possible, the numbers in basic physics – for example, the strength of … Continue reading
Wanna Be 12 Years Younger?
By staff writer Roger Conner BENDEDREALITY.COM – September 2017 Ageing seems to be an undeniable part of our lives but is there something we can do to significantly affect this process? There may be… This isn’t a joke, it has been scientifically accomplished already – without drugs, vitamins, minerals or any other substances. Your own mind manufactures chemicals which affect … Continue reading
Scientists Are Exploring a Link Between Our Minds and the Quantum World
COULD QUANTUM CONSCIOUSNESS EXIST? Despite all the research we’ve done, we still know relatively little about how the human brain works, and we know even less about the mystery of “consciousness.” Scientists disagree about whether consciousness exists at all outside the illusions of our own collective imagination. Some believe it exists independently although we’ve yet to understand its origins have … Continue reading
Scientists Say Your “Mind” Isn’t Confined to Your Brain, or Even Your Body
You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind. But what is a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat of consciousness, the … Continue reading
Consciousness: The Mind Messing With the Mind
A paper in The British Medical Journal in December reported that cognitive behavioral therapy — a means of coaxing people into changing the way they think — is as effective as Prozac or Zoloft in treating major depression. In ways no one understands, talk therapy reaches down into the biological plumbing and affects the flow of neurotransmitters in the brain. … Continue reading