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    PART THREE – REALITY REALITY AS THE PRODUCT OF HUMAN CONSCIOUSNESS Since the Scientific Revolution, humanity has adhered to a supposedly reasonable rationalist philosophy—characterized by a preference for reasoning over experience—which inevitably arises in impersonal fields such as the sciences. Although science avoids preternatural speculation on principle, quantum theory’s implications alter the fundamental way in which we understand what is at a quantum level, and such a revelation transcends

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    Human Consciousness - A Portrait of the Brain

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    Human Consciousness A Portrait of the Brain Through Theories and Discussion A hemispherectomy is a surgical process in which the brain of a patient is halved and one of these parts is then removed. The procedure is only ever carried out on individuals who are very young, as their brains are still flexible, pliable enough that the remaining portion will then take on the functions of the half that had been removed. Though this process is rather rare, only carried out when the child in question

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    Hallucinations and the Human Consciousness The idea of consciousness has been contemplated throughout the course of neurobiology and behavior. When does it begin or end? And what, precisely, is consciousness? Though researchers may only approximate the answers to these questions, a few things may be inferred. Since the subconscious mind is the sleeping mind, the conscious mind can be thought of as the awakened mind, the mind which shows itself to others most often. (1) This is not to say that

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    Consciousness refers to the relationship and interactions between our mind and its surrounding environments. Consciousness fades when the normal patterns of waking neural activity in the brain are replaced by the patterns characteristic of sleep, or when the tissues of the brain are damaged physically or by intoxicants. We do not have a set explanation has to how brain activity produces consciousness. It is concluded that consciousness is an elemental component of the universe that cannot be discussed

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    The early development of human consciousness seems to have given humans a genetic predisposition to the belief in religion. During this early development many chemicals known as entheogens were used during religious sacraments and ceremonies, especially during times when religion was undergoing critical stages of development. Once early humans could communicate concepts effectively they utilized experiences derived from such substances in the integration of theological belief systems. Describing

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    mankind. Soon I understood that it isn’t possible to save mankind” (Anon., 2016). In a View with a Grain of Sand and Tarsier, Szymborska employs caesuras, irony and similes, to reveal the significance of the insignificance and its reliance upon human consciousness, for without the distinction between species, there would exist no superiority or significance of any being. Szymborska approaches relatively insignificant ordinary objects and creates, yet from her new perspective, the reality and importance

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    Human Consciousness Erich Fromm and Shirley Jackson have both written wonderful true-life affecting essays and should be awarded for them. I appreciate both stories and feel they both set tales to learn from and live by. As a combined theme for both I ‘ld say “human consciousness is more then a gift”. And read on to see what I mean. In Erich Fromm we notice a compassionate concern for the unfolding of life. Fromm claims that "the growing process of the emergence of the individual from his original

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    interest in the idea of a machine's ability to “obtain” human consciousness. Alan Turing develops, and presents his Turing Test in his article “Computing Machinery and Intelligence” that entails having three groups: one of them is the machine, the other is a human, and the last is a judge who will ask both groups a series of questions to where the judge will determine who is the human, and who is the machine (Warwick, Shah, 2015.) Consciousness revolves around being aware of your surroundings, which

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    Sigmund Freud developed this idea, which is known as the pleasure principle, claiming to explain that the human consciousness and subconsciousness revolve around this idea. If someone is isolated, then they will try to alleviate that suffering in one way or another. Human emotion is reduced to extremely simple terms, unlike what they truly are, which is extremely complex. The idea of reducing humans to such a simple understanding seems unfair, but it carries a sense of truth to it. Every person on Earth

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    "Of all the objects in the universe, the human brain is the most complex. There are as many neurons in the brain as there are stars in the Milky Way galaxy.", a quote from an issue of a Discover magazine article. But what comes from this complexion? The answer is thought. Consciousness has been quarreled between writers, scientists, priests, atheists and everyone in between. The priest says it is divine and cannot be explained, the atheist says no - it’s evolution. The writer romanticizes it, creating

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