Consciousness (Damasio)

The drama of the human condition comes solely from consciousness. Of course, consciousness and its revelations allow us to create a better life for self and others, but the price we pay for that better life is high. It is not just the price of risk and danger and pain. It is the price ofContinue reading “Consciousness (Damasio)”

Daniel Dennett on consciousness and the hard question — SelfAwarePatterns

This interview is pretty much classic Daniel Dennett. He starts off pointing out that introspection is unreliable, that our beliefs about our inner experience are what need to be explained, not necessarily what the beliefs purport to be reality. He doesn’t name the meta-problem, but it’s clear that, and related concepts, are what he’s talking […]Continue reading “Daniel Dennett on consciousness and the hard question — SelfAwarePatterns”