Posts that address consciousness and what it is to be conscious.

The Children’s Fire by Tim Macartney

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Please watch this video of Tim Macartney delivering an emotive talk on the Children’s Fire at QI Global. Continue reading

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Checker Shadow Optical Illusion

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This optical illusion is very similar to the shadowed tiles illusion by Beau Lotto. It just proves that what we ‘see’ can be very different from our perceptual reality. Continue reading

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Is Seeing Believing?

Is Seeing Believing?

A top ranked motivational video from Ted Talks. Beau Lotto challenges the nature of what we call reality and demonstrates just how little of what we perceive actually comes directly from our senses! Continue reading

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Cool Awareness Test

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Challenge your friends/kids and count how many times the people in white shirts catch the ball. This is a great test of your awareness and may challenge how certain you can be about what you are able to actually¬†‘see’ in any moment.

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Ignite Your Soul

Ignite Your Soul

A powerful blend of music and wise quotes in this inspirational You Tube clip.

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Jill Bolte Taylor

Jill Bolte Taylor - Experiencing a Stroke

Jill Bolte Taylor, a brain scientist, describes her own experience of having a stroke and how she observed her organisation oriented left hemisphere shutting down!

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