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    Consciousness Physical….Or Not???? The statements “I have a guilty conscious” and “My conscious eating me alive” are phrases that have been giving physical meaning by everyday people. What has not been given merit is the imaginable state of consciousness or ones conscious. Are the statements true or just simply a saying with no meaning? For starters consciousness is a mystical network. It has several different extraordinary characters. One David Chalmers says it has a “unified and a differentiated

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    Consciousness has been referred to as ‘the hard problem’, and still remains to be one of the baffling conundrums of our generation. Even so, that the world’s greatest mind could not possibly solve the mystery of consciousness. Consciousness is the subjective perception of the self. Consciousness allows us to feel happy, to solve problems, and to create memories. Throughout the nineteenth century and beyond, however, consciousness has laid beyond the confines of science. Rene Descartes , a French

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    Growing up the common conception of what consciousness pertains to what is done with thought. However, when taking an in-depth examination of this topic, it appears that there is more to it than that. It is one of the most familiar concepts in the world, yet, it has a mysterious factor to it. Consciousness poses a baffling problem of the mind. It raises many questions surrounding its definition and furthermore how it correlates to everything else that we know today. Chalmers in his work (put name

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    This previous month has been fascinating; we secured difficult issues in our Identity consciousness and Building the Personal consciousness at home workshop furthermore had energizing days with our High school b-ball group and there Spring Season that was a good time for all. We additionally secured exams rehearse; additionally we had a helping scholarly help also. Identity Consciousness Workshop: Since the issue of identity appeared to be a repeating variable in a number of the situations broke

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    Outline of Consciousness

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    Section 4: Consciousness Pages 114-117 I. Defining Consciousness a. Consciousness is commonly defined as being aware of the immediate environment. i. For example, knowing when to go to class or work. b. Consciousness also deals with awareness of your thoughts, feelings, and memories. i. Examples 1. Making plans for dates. 2. Getting annoyed at your performance in school. 3. Thinking back about good times with your friends. c. Early psychologists and their studies i. When early psychologists

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    On page nine in the Blackmore article, it is stated that, “On the one hand, if consciousness is an extra added ingredient then we naturally want to ask why we have it. We want to ask what consciousness is for, what it does, and how we got it. On this view, it is easy to imagine that we might have evolved without it, and so we want to know why consciousness evolved, what advantages it gave us, and whether it evolved in other creatures too. On this view, the hard problem is indeed hard; and the task

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    however, a person is someone or something that has consciousness and understanding, they do not even necessarily have to be humans. Someone or something that possesses consciousness and understanding hold traits of a person not just a human. The definition of a person does not have to be right or wrong; however, there should be an understanding that a person does have consciousness and understanding. A factual definition of consciousness; Consciousness is “2: the state of being characterized by sensation

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    Consciousness poses the most baffling challenges in scientific realm of the mind. There’s nothing with which we share an intimate relation than conscious experience, but there’s nothing so strenuous or demanding to explain. Perhaps no other aspect of mind is more puzzling than this mystifying experience that we encounter in our every day life. There’s a widespread disparity amongst individuals regarding the existence of this entity. Some might argue that consciousness is not more than a foolish idea

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    Defining Consciousness

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    To define consciousness we must make an assumption, that an equilateral state of being is common throughout all who can express it. Be it a normal waking consciousness, or an altered state of behaviour. To develop a testable parameter we rely on physiological responses, which are relative and subjected, if a persons conscious awareness overrides their physical response objective measures become unreliable and thus invalid. Because of this we have struggled to define consciousness, philosophers such

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    Consciousness poses the most baffling challenges in scientific realm of the mind. There’s nothing with which we share an intimate relation than conscious experience, but there’s nothing so strenuous or demanding to explain. Perhaps no other aspect of mind is more puzzling than this mystifying experience that we encounter in our every day life. There’s a widespread disparity amongst individuals regarding the existence of this entity. Some might argue that consciousness is not more than a foolish idea

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