/Tag:Consciousness
5 11, 2016

World Needs More Philosophers

By | November 5th, 2016|Evolved, Metaphysics, Spiritual|0 Comments

Humanity is on the cusp of redefining the meaning of life. We need to understand what that means. Advancements in Artificial Intelligence, Genetic Engineering, Brain Implants, Mixed Reality, Uploaded Brains, and many other fields of research are about to blow our minds. Technology is pushing us into a realm of potentially wondrous revolutionary new ways to [...]

18 10, 2015

Changing Seasons

By | October 18th, 2015|Christianity, Evolved, I, You|2 Comments

All Because of You My life is changing The life that I've had It's changing forever But no need to be sad It's time to move on Time to start over new I jumped from the nest With some trouble, I flew I might hit a few bumps Maybe make a wrong turn But all [...]

13 10, 2015

Objective vs. Subjective – Are We Becoming Zombies?

By | October 13th, 2015|Christianity, Spiritual, You|0 Comments

Science and religion have historically had a tension between them. Science's goal is primarily to explain the world objectively (how do things work?), which often is extrapolated using subjective narratives (Lawrence Krauss). Religion's primary goal is to understand the world subjectively (more the "why me" question), which often uses objective language as a basis of [...]

9 10, 2015

Metaphysical “Choices” – Consciousness, Part 2

By | October 9th, 2015|Evolved, Metaphysics|0 Comments

Can a silicon-based machine achieve consciousness? It is becoming an increasingly pressing question as scientists move closer to artificial intelligence. Yet we don't understand our own consciousness, so how would we know? Maybe it already has happened... We don't understand what is consciousness, how consciousness came to exist, or why it exists. Because we don't [...]

22 09, 2015

Metaphysical “Choices” – Philosophical Theology

By | September 22nd, 2015|Christianity, Evolved, Metaphysics, Spiritual|0 Comments

Science is asking more of a "how?" question about the world while religion is asking more of a "why?" question.

17 09, 2015

Metaphysical “Choices” – Consciousness

By | September 17th, 2015|Evolved, Metaphysics, You|2 Comments

Consciousness is something we intuitively believe we understand. After all, in many ways it is who we are personally. Yet try to define it and the meaning becomes elusive. American Philosopher Thomas Nagel describes another organism as conscious when we mean "there is something it is like to be that organism... something it is like [...]